Pocket

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-2937

Description

Elongated trapezoid form of patches of variously printed and solid color cotton (plaids, diaper, leaf and vine patterns- blue, browns & green in geometric design); the back of linen has long slit opening at front band in printed cotton; the edges are bound in light blue cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

On a jelly jar label which is pinned to the inside of bag: ""Pocket/from (cataloguer's writing on worksheet is illegible)""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19 x 16.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1427

Places

Vermont (United States)