Pocket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1760-1800

GUSN

GUSN-2935

Description

Oblong, off-white, linen pocket, embroidered with flowering vines in light blue silk threads; the top and opening are piped with a heavy blue printed cotton; ties are of striped linen tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pockets (costume accessories)
accessories
cotton (textile)
embroidering
linen (material)
printing (process)
silk (textile)
Bag, Carrying
Pouch, Carrying
Pocket
Pocket

Inscription

In embroidery under the front opening are the initials, ""A & B.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear

Dimensions

16 1/2 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1425