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

carpetbags
leather
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Bag, Carrying
Carpetbag
Carpetbag

Inscription

Inscribed in ink is: E. Rundlet.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

24 1/2 x 21 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1529