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Knitting bag

Object Number: 
INV.991
Date: 
ca. 1835
Medium: 
Silk, cotton, tortoise shell, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 1/4 x 8 in. ( 46.4 x 20.3 cm )
Description: 
Burgundy silk purse (knitting bag), bag made of silk brocade, straps of silk ribbon, top edge of bag has wooden rods with knobs at one end of each, ribbon rose at bottom of side slit opening, with ribbon attached to tortoise shell ring cinching the bag, inside lined with cotton.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Rogers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group