Pocket

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-2936

Description

Long, pear-shaped bag with slit opening at front; comprised of honeycomb and flowerhead paterned printed cotton front and homespun linen back. The printed front is brown, pink and beige. The pocket retains its blue and white linen ties.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pockets (costume accessories)
accessories
cotton (textile)
hand sewing
linen (material)
printing (process)
Cotton
Linen
Machine Sewn
Transfer Printed
POCKET

Inscription

There is a receipt pinned inside of the pocket which reads: ""From: Hard-Tapley Antiques/ 172 Chestnut Street/ Lynnfield, MA 01940"" Inscribed is ""9-23-71/ pocket 1-193740/ Nancy Arnale/ Nancy Spier (Grandma Spier)/Essex, MA""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

16.5 x 12 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1426

Places

Massachusetts (United States)