Drawstring bag, square shape

American
probably late 18th century


Object Place: American

Dimensions

21.4 x 21.3 cm (8 7/16 x 8 3/8 in. )

Accession Number

1971.32

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, satin, bullion, outline and back stitches. One side has a motif of tall flowering plants standing in a low dish in the center and a border of an undulating vine. Other side has two concentric circles of undulating vines with flowers and in the center the inscription “Liberty Hodgdon/ Rochester.”

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn