Carpet bag

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-17714

Description

Carpet bag. Striped vertical and multi-colored. Primarily red, brown, green and blue. One leather handle at top. Brass clasp. Painted cotton lining and iron hinge for opening. Leather base and seams.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bags (generic containers)
brass (alloy)
cotton (textile)
iron (metal)
leather
wool (textile)
stripes
Wool
Leather
Brass
Iron
Cotton
Striped
BAG

Inscription

Pen on base: ""R.H. Tucker/ Wiscasset/ Maine""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15.5 x 26 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1870