White cotton drawstring bag

American
first half of 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

30.7 x 21.2 cm (12 1/16 x 8 3/8 in. )

Accession Number

50.2412

Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidery, Tatting

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Roughly pear shaped, two sided, seams worked with buttonhole stitch entre-deux, embroidered with white linen, in great variety of stitches, in floral designs, on one side spray tied with bow knot, on other side a group of elaborately scrolling stems and small blossoms.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Caroline Tuck