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Carpet Bag (USA)

This is a Carpet bag. It is dated 1860–69 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is wool pile on linen foundation and its technique is woven with supplementary warp looped pile. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mary M. Kenway. It is credited Gift of Mary M. Kenway from the estate of Sarah B. Russell.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 29.2 x 34 cm (11 1/2 x 13 3/8 in.)

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Carpet Bag (USA); Previously owned by Sarah B. Russell ; wool pile on linen foundation; H x W: 29.2 x 34 cm (11 1/2 x 13 3/8 in.); Gift of Mary M. Kenway from the estate of Sarah B. Russell; 1956-181-365

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