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1991.1433 (RS24615)

Description

Square form with drawstring opening at top; comprised of printed cotton fragments stitched into squares in "patches"; lined with off-white plain weave linen; textiles are copperplate printed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Inscriptions
Written on a jelly jar label and pinned: ""Bag from Conn."" (NFL handwriting)
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
patchwork
printing (process)
Object type
Container
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
BAG
bags (generic containers)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
patchwork
Patchwork
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
11 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1433
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2943

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