probably American

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"Pockets" held a lady’s handkerchief, keys, money, or love letters. A lady put her hands through the side slits in her overdress to reach her pockets, which were worn tied around the waist under her panniers. These bags were made in a variety of sturdy materials, often covered with silk and embroidered in fanciful patterns.

Pocket, linen, probably American

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