LOT 559 PRINTED COTTON HUSWIF SEWING ROLL with PROVENANCE, 1803.
Brown chintz printed with leaves and meandering dotted lines, having linen-lined flap pocket with inside cross stitch embroidered "R S 1083" above a folded needle book with red and tan felt, silk ties to outer shaped flap monogramed "R.S". Two strips of paper in pocket: One printed "Edwin Hall 28 South Second Street Philadelphia" inked en verso "This date was intended for 1803". One inked script "Mary Shinn made by her sister Rebecca Shinn". 3 5/8 x 12. (Back torn along stitching and edge loss) fair. MMA $240Read More