Drawstring bag

American (New England)
18th century


Object Place: American

Dimensions

27 x 21.5 cm (10 5/8 x 8 7/16 in. )

Accession Number

1971.31

Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidery: cotton yarns on cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Plain woven white cotton ground, embroidered with white cotton yarns in satin, chain and bullion stitches. One side has a large plant design in the center and border of interlocking circles. other side has small plant forms in the center and border of an undulating vine. Tasseled drawstring. Condition good except for small area near drawstring where embroidery yarns are gone.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn