Bag

American
late 18th to early 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

127 x 71 cm (50 x 27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.642

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with linen cross-stitch embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Large bag, brown “A R” embroidered in upper left corner, casing at top with remnants of tape drawstring, made of a single length of cloth with abutting seams at sides, large patch on reverse

Inscription

Brown embroidered lettters in upper left corner: "A R"

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout