Late 18th–early 19th century
16 x 20 cm (6 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .20 x .16
Medium or Technique
Linen and cotton; embroidery
Not On View
Fine white linen or cotton, embroidered in white with bunches of flowers in chain-stitch, laid-work, french-knots and a curl-like stitch called by the Italians punto riccio. Four tassels. This bag was embroidered by Mrs. Hannah Newcomb, daughter of Wm. Dawes, who rode to Lexington, with Paul Revere, on the 18th of April 1775.
Gift of Miss Emma E. P. Holland