Alexa Price

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Pocketbook, 1761. 4 3/8 x 7 7/8in. (11.1 x 20cm). The interior is lined with deep red silk. The edges are bound with brown/white silk tape. The pocketbook is interlined with stiff paper.Cross-stitched in red crewel along bottom edge, "ML TO GM KH 1761". Connecticut Historical Society 1950.94.0

Pocketbook, 1761. 4 3/8 x 7 7/8in. (11.1 x 20cm). The interior is lined with deep red silk. The edges are bound with brown/white silk tape. The pocketbook is interlined with stiff paper.Cross-stitched in red crewel along bottom edge, "ML TO GM KH 1761". Connecticut Historical Society 1950.94.0

Pocketbook, 1771.Owned by Ebenezer Punderson, embroidered possibly by Prudence Geer. 8 1/8 x 7 3/4 in. Lined with pale blue silk, edged with blue cotton tape.Pocket sides are cream colored silk. Connecticut Historical Society 1990.40.0

Pocketbook, 1771.Owned by Ebenezer Punderson, embroidered possibly by Prudence Geer. 8 1/8 x 7 3/4 in. Lined with pale blue silk, edged with blue cotton tape.Pocket sides are cream colored silk. Connecticut Historical Society 1990.40.0

Pocketbook, 1750-1790. 4 x 7 1/4in.   Lined with pink tammy (glazed, plain-woven worsted), and interlined with stiff paper. The pocketbook opens to reveal double pockets on each side, with sides of accordian-pleated olive silk damask. The edges are bound with red twill-woven wool tape. The interior has been patched with red wool baize. The pocketbook closes with a 1 1/4-inch-wide olive silk ribbon (torn).    Connecticut Historical Society 1914.11.0

Pocketbook, 1750-1790. 4 x 7 1/4in. Lined with pink tammy (glazed, plain-woven worsted), and interlined with stiff paper. The pocketbook opens to reveal double pockets on each side, with sides of accordian-pleated olive silk damask. The edges are bound with red twill-woven wool tape. The interior has been patched with red wool baize. The pocketbook closes with a 1 1/4-inch-wide olive silk ribbon (torn). Connecticut Historical Society 1914.11.0

Pocketbook, 1776. 5 1/4 x 8 7/8in.   The pocketbook has been taken apart, lined with a coarse striped olive wool and white cotton frocking, and bound with dark olive green velvet. It is poorly stitched with green and blue threads. A loop of the velvet is sewn at the top center, perhaps for hanging on the wall. The top edge is slightly scalloped.  Worked in cross stitch at lower center: "A F/ 1776".  Connecticut Historical Society 1963.8.22

Pocketbook, 1776. 5 1/4 x 8 7/8in. The pocketbook has been taken apart, lined with a coarse striped olive wool and white cotton frocking, and bound with dark olive green velvet. It is poorly stitched with green and blue threads. A loop of the velvet is sewn at the top center, perhaps for hanging on the wall. The top edge is slightly scalloped. Worked in cross stitch at lower center: "A F/ 1776". Connecticut Historical Society 1963.8.22

Pocketbook, 1750-1790.  3 1/2 x 7in.   All edges are bound with tan twill-woven wool tape. The embroidery is worked on linen canvas. There is an interlining of plain-woven coarse linen.  Connecticut Historical Society 1979.19.50

Pocketbook, 1750-1790. 3 1/2 x 7in. All edges are bound with tan twill-woven wool tape. The embroidery is worked on linen canvas. There is an interlining of plain-woven coarse linen. Connecticut Historical Society 1979.19.50

lamb and red currant pie

Celebrate National Pie Week with this mouth-watering New Zealand Lamb Pie recipe.