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Moosehair Embroidered Pouch
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This Moosehair Embroidered Pouch created by this artist was inspired by a Huron style pouch that has been dated back to 1777-1778, collected by Charles, 1st Marquis, 2nd Earl of Cornwallis, England; the original cited did not have a strap associated with it.
Provenance to date: Displayed at the Contemporary Long Rifle Association in Lexington, Kentucky 2003, MuzzleLoader Magazine, Editor's Column, January 2004, now in a private collection;; scheduled to be included in my book on Moosehair Embroidery.
Description: Shades of Madder Root dyed Moosehair embroidered in the linework technique, with quillwork lanes that frame the center floral. Moosehair drops in brass cones. Front panel dyed brain tanned deerskin, back brain tanned smoked moose hide for strength and durability. Inside lining of hand woven linen fustian by Melissa Goodwin from Tennessee.
Approximate overall dimensions including moosehair fringe: 9 1/2 inches wide by 8 1/2 inches long.
©2003 Sue DeLille, all rights reserved.
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