Firebag

Collection Type

  • textiles

Date

1780-1830

GUSN

GUSN-11528

Description

A rectangular sack of woven off white cotton with a hanging cord loop at the back. It is embroidered in brown silk threads and hand sewn.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cotton (textile)
embroidering
silk (textile)
weaving
Cotton
Silk
Woven
Embroidered
BAG, FIRE

Inscription

Embroidered on the bag front is: J. Rex . On a paper label, in NFL's script is: Firebag/ (Clif Blake, 1941) .

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Regulative & Protective T&E

Dimensions

59.5 x 20.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1728

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)