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Fine white linen or cotton, embroidered in white with bunches of flowers in chain-stitch, laid-work, french-knots and a curl-like stitch called by the Italians punto riccio. Four tassels. This bag was embroidered by Mrs. Hannah Newcomb, daughter of Wm. Dawes, who rode to Lexington, with Paul...

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Gift of Miss Emma E. P. Holland

American, Late 18th–early 19th century


16 x 20 cm (6 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .20 x .16

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Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts