Bags

Collection Type

  • textiles

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-22620

Description

Number of bags for straw matting (6 altogether).

Details

Descriptive Terms

bags (generic containers)
straw (plant material)
Straw
BAG

Inscription

Main bag: ""HS/ NO. 152/ EMPEROR/ FINEST/ FANCY/ JOINTLESS/ CHINA/ MATTING"" Other bags: ""Miss JF/ 152 Wiscasset/ Me""; ""MADE IN CHINA""; ""MARY TUCKER/ WISCASSET/ ME/ STEAMER L?NGO IN/ KENN, L?NE/ F?T. Paid/ FROM J & M CO/ BOSTON"" Smaller bag: Front: ""DUTCH EAST INDIES/ MRW/ A/ MM/ C/ NOLSON?"" Back: ""?ALE BERRY/ Mex?""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Merchandising T&E

Dimensions

44 x 25.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2711

Places

Maine (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)