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A pair of tie-on pockets joined at the top by a braid band. They are embroidered with sampler-style cross-stitch worked in red, blue and black wool. One pocket was meant for silver coins, the other for copper, which suggests a commercial use perhaps on a market stall. They were worn by Mary Davis of west Wales around 1790. (Carmarthenshire Museum CAASG 1976:3668)

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