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Carpet Bag

Description

Carpet bag with red rose, orange persimmon and assorted flower pattern; leather pad on bottom; round leather handles; leather rim with leather drawstring that snakes rim shut and locks on side; heart-shaped brass lock; separate, tin-alloy key on fancy ribbon; cotton-linen lined interior.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1845
Inscriptions
"Dr. George W. Porter/ [illegible]" (handwritten)
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
molding (forming)
stitching
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
floral patterns
geometric motifs
Leather
leather
molding (forming)
stitching
Suitcase
suitcases
Travel
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
14 x 14 1/2 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.236
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Helen R. Haddad; Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq.; Mr. Henry P. Rogerson; Mr. Edward S. Rogerson
GUSN
259346

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