32 x 32 cm (12 5/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .32 x .32 (including tassels)
Medium or Technique
Plain weave linen embroidered with cotton
Gail and Ernst von Metzsch Gallery (Gallery 225A)
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.
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
Gift of Mrs. Maxim Karolik