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Embroidered drawstring bag

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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

American, Dated 1814

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

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, silk; embroidered


Textiles and Fashion Arts