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1991.1427 (RS24610)

Description

Elongated trapezoid form of patches of variously printed and solid color cotton (plaids, diaper, leaf and vine patterns- blue, browns & green in geometric design); the back of linen has long slit opening at front band in printed cotton; the edges are bound in light blue cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Inscriptions
On a jelly jar label which is pinned to the inside of bag: ""Pocket/from (cataloguer's writing on worksheet is illegible)""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
patchwork
printing (process)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Vermont (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Linen
linen (material)
Patchwork
patchwork
POCKET
pockets (costume accessories)
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
19 x 16.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1427
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2937

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