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Sail Maker's Bag

1991.294 (RS24590)

Description

Tubular-shaped off-white bag withd hand-sewn seams, narrows to top drawstring and closure; macrame' knotted shoulder straps and hanging device; the gromets are hand-sewn with string.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
Typed and ink-inscribed paper label pinned to bag near top: ""sail makers bag / From the Lyman S. Hapgood House. / Pleasant St., Gloucester / auction 1943"" (paper label removed from bag and placed in accession file 9/15/1995).
Associated Building
Used At Lyman S. Hapgood House. Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
macrame (technique)
stitching
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
DITTY BAG
ditty bags
Hand Stitched
macrame (technique)
Macrame'
marines (visual works)
Maritime
stitching
Dimensions
29 x 10.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.294
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2286

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