Drawstring bag, rectangular shape

American
probably late 18th century


Object Place: American

Dimensions

24.3 x 21.1 cm (9 9/16 x 8 5/16 in. )

Accession Number

1971.33

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Twill woven white cotton ground, embroidered with white cotton yarns in chain, stem, bullion, Roumanian, and satin stitches. One side has motif of tall flowering plant standing in a low dish in the center and a border of an undulating vine. Other side has a large conventionalized plant motif in the center and a border of a flowered undulating vine. Some brownish stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn