Embroidered cotton drawstring bag

American
Early 19th century


Object Place: America

Dimensions

19.7 x 18.2 cm (7 3/4 x 7 3/16 in. )

Accession Number

53.408

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Embroidered cotton drawstring bag, bottom in shape of lozenge with central large star surrounded by small stars, single piece gathered into lozenge bottom forming sides of bag, small-scale stylized flowers and leaves, garlands of minute flowers and wheat sprays with some details in inserts of net; design embroidered with white linen thread; casing tender and torn in one area.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marian Colburn