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Laundry Bag

Description

Rectangular drawstring laundry bag made of plain-woven white cotton cloth; opening lined with twill-woven red cotton; initials embroidered on center of bag in red cotton chain stitch.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
"MRJ" (red thread)
Associated Building
Original To Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidery (visual works)
string (fiber product)
weaving
Object type
Maintenance T&E
Places
Maine (United States)
South Berwick (York county, Maine)
United States
Descriptive terms
Bag, Laundry
bags (generic containers)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
embroidery (visual works)
Laundry
string (fiber product)
weaving
Accession Number
1998.6369
Credit Line
Anonymous Gift
GUSN
259000

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