Sail Maker's Bag

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2286

Description

Tubular-shaped off-white bag withd hand-sewn seams, narrows to top drawstring and closure; macrame' knotted shoulder straps and hanging device; the gromets are hand-sewn with string.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ditty bags
accessories
stitching
macrame (technique)
marines (visual works)
Hand Stitched
Macrame'
Maritime
DITTY BAG

Inscription

Typed and ink-inscribed paper label pinned to bag near top: ""sail makers bag / From the Lyman S. Hapgood House. / Pleasant St., Gloucester / auction 1943"" (paper label removed from bag and placed in accession file 9/15/1995).

Associated Building

Used At Lyman S. Hapgood House,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

29 x 10.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.294

Places

Massachusetts (United States)