Drawstring bag

American
First quarter 19th century


Object Place: New Hampshire, USA

Dimensions

24.2 x 20.5 cm (9 1/2 x 8 1/16 in. )

Accession Number

54.533

Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidery, Netting

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton embroidered drawstring bag; made of two pieces of white muslin with rounded lower edges connected by continuous band of cotton net; on one side floral spray, on other side oval wreath with serpentine outline bering rosettes and enclosing the name, Martha R. Smith; embroidered with white cotton thread in back stitch knot and Oriental stitches; stained and a number of breaks in net.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lorenz E. Ernst