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Trade Bag Panel

1991.295 (RS24588)

Description

Rectangular piece of burlap trade bag, two selvage ends, two rough ends, incribed with penmanship, "Baker & Lincoln / Hingham / to be left at / Elm St. Stage Office / Boston"; reverse has stenciled "WX (in diamond) 66" marks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
See Description.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
burlap
ink
Object type
Merchandising T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BAG
bags (generic containers)
burlap
Burlap
ink
Ink
Trade
trade (function)
Dimensions
42 1/2 x 30 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.295
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2287

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