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Embroidered cotton drawstring bag

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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...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marian Colburn

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes