Wall Pocket by Mary Wallace Peck
Made by Students
cardboard, ribbon, paint
Mary Wallace Peck
between 1811 and 1816
Litchfield Historical Society
8 1/2" length x 6 1/2" width
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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