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Object Name Bag, Carrying
Catalog Number 1975.9.28
Date ca. 1860
Material(s) Silk
Dimensions H-15.5 W-12 D-2.5 inches
Description This is a gold, red and blue striped silk bag. The bag is rectangular in shape with a drawstring closure. The drawstring is a red silk cord with a tassel on each end. There is a deep fringe on the bottom made of the same colors as the bag: red, gold and blue.
Notes Roman stripes were popular in the mid 19th century.
Collection Mrs. Robert Van Meter Collection
Subjects Bags
Accessories
Purses
Search Terms Accessories
Women
Women's clothing
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS