Carpet Bag

Collection Type

  • Household Accessories

Date

ca. 1845

GUSN

GUSN-259346

Description

Carpet bag with red rose, orange persimmon and assorted flower pattern; leather pad on bottom; round leather handles; leather rim with leather drawstring that snakes rim shut and locks on side; heart-shaped brass lock; separate, tin-alloy key on fancy ribbon; cotton-linen lined interior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

suitcases
wool (textile)
leather
brass (alloy)
weaving
stitching
molding (forming)
floral patterns
geometric motifs
Travel
Wool
Leather
Suitcase

Inscription

"Dr. George W. Porter/ [illegible]" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14 x 14 1/2 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Helen R. Haddad; Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq.; Mr. Henry P. Rogerson; Mr. Edward S. Rogerson

Accession Number

2001.236