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Description

Number of bags for straw matting (6 altogether).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Main bag: ""HS/ NO. 152/ EMPEROR/ FINEST/ FANCY/ JOINTLESS/ CHINA/ MATTING"" Other bags: ""Miss JF/ 152 Wiscasset/ Me""; ""MADE IN CHINA""; ""MARY TUCKER/ WISCASSET/ ME/ STEAMER L?NGO IN/ KENN, L?NE/ F?T. Paid/ FROM J & M CO/ BOSTON"" Smaller bag: Front: ""DUTCH EAST INDIES/ MRW/ A/ MM/ C/ NOLSON?"" Back: ""?ALE BERRY/ Mex?""
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
straw (plant material)
Object type
Merchandising T&E
Places
Maine (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BAG
bags (generic containers)
Straw
straw (plant material)
Dimensions
44 x 25.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2711
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
22620

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