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Firebag

Description

A rectangular sack of woven off white cotton with a hanging cord loop at the back. It is embroidered in brown silk threads and hand sewn.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1830
Inscriptions
Embroidered on the bag front is: J. Rex . On a paper label, in NFL's script is: Firebag/ (Clif Blake, 1941) .
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
silk (textile)
weaving
Object type
Regulative & Protective T&E
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
BAG, FIRE
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Silk
silk (textile)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
59.5 x 20.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1728
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11528

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