Drawstring bag

American
1809


Dimensions

32 x 32 cm (12 5/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .32 x .32 (including tassels)

Accession Number

32.66

Medium or Technique

Plain weave linen embroidered with cotton

On View

Gail and Ernst von Metzsch Gallery (Gallery 225A)

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream white linen embroidered with cream colored cotton. On one side an oval framing a monogram is surmounted by a sheaf of wheat. On the other the date 1809 in an oval frame is surrounded by a wreath. Tassels on the cords and points.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Martha C. Codman Feb. 1, 1922. "The bag belonged to Mrs. Benjamin Pickman née Anstiss Derky. Done at Salem, 1809." The lender

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Maxim Karolik