Traveling bag (fragment)
Silk, cardboard, paper
Overall: 5 3/4 x 10 in. ( 14.6 x 25.4 cm )
printed: on label: "RICHARD HARRISON/Saddler & Harness/and Trunk Maker/90 Broadway/New York"
Inside section of a leather traveling bag; brocaded silk with blue striping sewn around rectangular section of cardboard; printed paper label of Richard Harrison, saddler, harness and trunk maker, glued to surface.
The leather bag which this fragment came from was owned by William Gardiner Jones, the great-grandfather of the donor. The maker of the leather bag, saddler Richard Harrison, is listed in the New York City directories between 1830 and 1835.
Gift of Mrs. Chaudor Dickinson in memory of her mother Mrs. Adeline Dickinson Chaudor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.