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Object Name Bag, Grain
Other Name Feedbag
Object ID # 1980.21.16
Creator Cincinnati Bag Co.
Place of Origin Cincinnati
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1940
Material Cotton
Dimensions W-19.5 L-40 inches
Description A machine woven and stitched grain bag made out of white cotton. There are woven stripes running down both sides of two thin red stripes framing two wider blue stripes. There is a 3/4" wide foldover hem at the top opening. On one side the bag is stamped "CINCINNATI SEAMLESS A" [the maker], and the other side is stamped with "MOYER & SON SOUDERTON" [the retailer]. The top opening has a 1/4" wide foldover hem.
Provenance The bag was made by the Cincinnati Bag Co. probably for the Moyer & Son feed store, located in Souderton, Montgomery County
Source Gift of Elton B. Meyers
Collection Textiles-Agricultural