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Carpet bag

1998.1870 (RS24256)

Description

Carpet bag. Striped vertical and multi-colored. Primarily red, brown, green and blue. One leather handle at top. Brass clasp. Painted cotton lining and iron hinge for opening. Leather base and seams.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
Pen on base: ""R.H. Tucker/ Wiscasset/ Maine""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
cotton (textile)
iron (metal)
leather
wool (textile)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BAG
bags (generic containers)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
Striped
stripes
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
15.5 x 26 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1870
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17714

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