Sail Maker's Bag

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2285

Description

Canvas sail maker's bag, of long, vertical duffle-bag shape, natural color, handstitched, the top of copper gromets laced with thin roping ending in macrame', the front of the bag bearing the initials "H.W." in black paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ditty bags
accessories
canvas
stitching
macrame (technique)
rope
thread
marines (visual works)
DITTY BAG

Inscription

1) Painted on front of bag: initials ""H.W."". 2) Typed tag: ""SAIL MAKERS BAG / From the Lyman S. Hapgood, house, / Pleasant St., Gloucester.""

Associated Building

Used At Lyman S. Hapgood House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

41 x 17 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.293