Wall Pocket by Mary Wallace Peck



Object ID:
ca1900-15-1
Category:
Made by Students
Medium:
cardboard, ribbon, paint
Creator:
Mary Wallace Peck
Date:
between 1811 and 1816
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
Litchfield, CT
Size:
8 1/2" length x 6 1/2" width
Description:
Scroll bottom with flared vase-shaped sides, diverging leaf form top with shell-shaped finial. Gilt leaf work at bottom, leaf handle sides and shell top. All edged in gilt. The attached center front of pocket is oval with upturned rounded ends tied with blue ribbon to the back. Paper: Ecru with musical instruments in floral swaging. Plain back.

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