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1991.1426 (RS24614)

Description

Long, pear-shaped bag with slit opening at front; comprised of honeycomb and flowerhead paterned printed cotton front and homespun linen back. The printed front is brown, pink and beige. The pocket retains its blue and white linen ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Inscriptions
There is a receipt pinned inside of the pocket which reads: ""From: Hard-Tapley Antiques/ 172 Chestnut Street/ Lynnfield, MA 01940"" Inscribed is ""9-23-71/ pocket 1-193740/ Nancy Arnale/ Nancy Spier (Grandma Spier)/Essex, MA""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
hand sewing
linen (material)
printing (process)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cotton
cotton (textile)
hand sewing
Linen
linen (material)
Machine Sewn
POCKET
pockets (costume accessories)
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
16.5 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1426
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2936

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