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Carpet Bag

Description

Rectangular shape shirred bag with elaborate floral scroll design in white, tan, gold and pink. Lined with unbleached linen. Interior has two sections. Partial brass lock remaining. Leather bottom has embossed lozenge design and an inscription.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
Inscribed in ink is: E. Rundlet.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
embossing
leather
linen (material)
lining (process)
shirring
wool (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
BAG
bags (generic containers)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Embossed
embossing
Floral
floral patterns
Leather
leather
Lined
Linen
linen (material)
lining (process)
Lozenge
lozenges
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Shirred
shirring
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
24.5 x 21 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1529
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12242

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