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White cotton drawstring bag

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Made of single piece of cotton seamed on one side with double casing for two drawstrings and heading at top, embroidered with green, reddish-orange, and purplish-red wools, in chain and knot stitches, along seam bottom and side of bag opposite seam in small-scale repeated leaf motif, spray of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Caroline Tuck

American, first half of 19th century

Object Place

United States


23 x 21 cm (9 1/16 x 8 1/4 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, wool; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts