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Object Name Bag, Grain
Object ID # 1976.70.250
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Material Linen
Dimensions W-26 L-50.5 inches
Description A handstitched grain bag made out of handspun bleached plain weave linen. Near the top section are the handwritten initials "J.F." in faded ink. There are two buttonholes on the right side flanking the seam with bleached linen twist cord ties inserted into the holes and tied. On the left side at the top, there is a 6.00" wide self-fabric "spout" attached by hand. The top opening has a 1/4" wide foldover hem.
Provenance The initials pertain to the owner, but there is no additional information about the owner, maker or origin of this piece.

Source Gift of Herman & Emma Finkelstein
Collection Textiles-Agricultural