First quarter 19th century
Object Place: New Hampshire, USA
24.2 x 20.5 cm (9 1/2 x 8 1/16 in. )
Medium or Technique
Cotton; embroidery, Netting
Not On View
White cotton embroidered drawstring bag; made of two pieces of white muslin with rounded lower edges connected by continuous band of cotton net; on one side floral spray, on other side oval wreath with serpentine outline bering rosettes and enclosing the name, Martha R. Smith; embroidered with white cotton thread in back stitch knot and Oriental stitches; stained and a number of breaks in net.
Gift of Mrs. Lorenz E. Ernst