Drawstring bag

American
First half 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

22 x 27.5 cm (8 11/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2412

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Drawstring bag, pouch of bag round in outline, top of bag above drawstring in three points on each side; made of figured cream colored satin in floral serpentine design with some details blossoms brocaded with blue and yellow silks; seam and top edges piped and corded with pale blue silk, lined with white cotton; much yellowed and stained.

Credit Line

Gift of the sisters of Miss Anne L. Balch in her memory