Drawstring bag, with curved bottom

American
probably 18th century


Object Place: American

Dimensions

26.7 x 24.7 cm (10 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. )

Accession Number

1971.30

Medium or Technique

Cotton, Wool; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Plain woven white cotton ground, embroidered with polychrome crewels in Roumanian, stem, and long and short stitches. In center of each side, a design of a large flower with double stem and leaves, and border of an undulating vine. Cotton yellowed, and one small area darned. Wool worn off in a few places.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn