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White cotton drawstring bag

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Roughly pear shaped, two sided, seams worked with buttonhole stitch entre-deux, embroidered with white linen, in great variety of stitches, in floral designs, on one side spray tied with bow knot, on other side a group of elaborately scrolling stems and small blossoms.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Caroline Tuck

American, first half of 19th century

Object Place

United States


30.7 x 21.2 cm (12 1/16 x 8 3/8 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidery, Tatting


Textiles and Fashion Arts