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Of fine white cotton in a deep "U" shape, with shirred sides. It has a drawstring top with a self ruffle edge. One side is embroidered with a vase of meandering flowers enclosed by a flowering vine, worked in a variety of stitches and french knots. The other side is embroidered with a large heart enclosing an inscription, within an inner leafy vine and an outer grape vine. It is embroidered in white cotton thread.
Embroidered on the front of the bag is: Sarah L.A./Newbury 1832.
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),
Possibly Little, Sarah Ann, 1822-1857 (Maker)
Possibly Little, Sarah, 1790-1863 (Maker)
11.625 x 9.25 (HxW) (inches)
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
Massachusetts (United States)