Pocket

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1775-1800

GUSN

GUSN-2934

Description

The bag with front slit opening has a patchwork front comprised of various floral printed square patches in reds, blues, brown, and yellow. The back is of plain weave linen, the sides of bag and slit opening are bound in printed fabric. The bag is narrow at top and gradually widens to base. The printed fabrics are copperplate printed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pockets (costume accessories)
accessories
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
patchwork
printing (process)
Linen
Cotton
Patchwork
Transfer Printed
POCKET

Inscription

On a jelly label pinned to left top side is: ""Pocket/from.Conn."" in NFL's handwriting.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

12 x 8.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1424

Places

Connecticut (United States)