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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...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lorenz E. Ernst

American, First quarter 19th century

Object Place

New Hampshire, USA

Dimensions

24.2 x 20.5 cm (9 1/2 x 8 1/16 in. )

Accession Number

54.533

Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidery, Netting

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes