Embroidered Bag

American
18th–19th century


Dimensions

31.9 x 32 cm (12 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.) Flat. Includes drawstring ties

Accession Number

32.65

Medium or Technique

Cotton ground with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Glazed white cotton embroidered with colored silks in chain stitch. On one side is a bunch of grapes and strawberries, on the other strawberries and a yellow bird on a branch.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Martha C. Codman, Jan. 1922

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Maxim Karolik