Bag

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-2943

Description

Square form with drawstring opening at top; comprised of printed cotton fragments stitched into squares in "patches"; lined with off-white plain weave linen; textiles are copperplate printed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bags (generic containers)
cotton (textile)
patchwork
printing (process)
floral patterns
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Patchwork
Floral
BAG

Inscription

Written on a jelly jar label and pinned: ""Bag from Conn."" (NFL handwriting)

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

11 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1433

Places

Connecticut (United States)