Embroidered drawstring bag

American
Dated 1814


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

22.5 x 19.2 cm (8 7/8 x 7 9/16 in. )

Accession Number

51.2411

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, cotton embroidery

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Embroidered white cotton bag; rectangular with drawstring in narrow casing at top, bottom edge irregular with point center, embroidered with design of grapes on one side and oval acorn wreath on the other side, in center of wreath: Ann Lathrop Noyes 1814; minute ball fringe in seams.

Credit Line

Gift of the sisters of Miss Anne L. Balch in her memory