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1991.1424 (RS24611)

Description

The bag with front slit opening has a patchwork front comprised of various floral printed square patches in reds, blues, brown, and yellow. The back is of plain weave linen, the sides of bag and slit opening are bound in printed fabric. The bag is narrow at top and gradually widens to base. The printed fabrics are copperplate printed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1800
Inscriptions
On a jelly label pinned to left top side is: ""Pocket/from.Conn."" in NFL's handwriting.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
patchwork
printing (process)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Linen
linen (material)
Patchwork
patchwork
POCKET
pockets (costume accessories)
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
12 x 8.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1424
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2934

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