Drawstring bag

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

21 x 20 cm (8 1/4 x 7 7/8 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1333

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin with silk embroidery, silk tape, silk plain weave and cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Spade shaped with flaring heading; made of Chinese embroidered satin, dark brown in color with spray of flowers on each side embroidered with pink, green, yellow, and white silks; several worn spots.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emma E. Porter