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Wire stand in pouch

Object Number: 
ca. 1875
Silk, cotton
Overall: 4 3/4 x 5 x 2 in. ( 12.1 x 12.7 x 5.1 cm )
Printed cotton drawstring bag containing eight small white, blue, and purple silk beanbags.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, these bean bags were used by the donor when he was a boy in Lowell, Mass. in 1875.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Sydney H. Carney, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group