Carpet Bag

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-12242

Description

Rectangular shape shirred bag with elaborate floral scroll design in white, tan, gold and pink. Lined with unbleached linen. Interior has two sections. Partial brass lock remaining. Leather bottom has embossed lozenge design and an inscription.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bags (generic containers)
accessories
brass (alloy)
embossing
leather
lining (process)
linen (material)
shirring
wool (textile)
floral patterns
lozenges
scrolls (motifs)
Wool
Linen
Brass
Leather
Shirred
Lined
Embossed
Floral
Scroll
Lozenge
BAG

Inscription

Inscribed in ink is: E. Rundlet.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

24.5 x 21 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1529