Traveling bag (fragment)

Traveling bag (fragment)
Title
Traveling bag (fragment)
Date 
1830-1835
Medium 
Silk, cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 10 in. ( 14.6 x 25.4 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Chaudor Dickinson in memory of her mother Mrs. Adeline Dickinson Chaudor
Object Number 
1947.547
Marks 
printed: on label: "RICHARD HARRISON/Saddler & Harness/and Trunk Maker/90 Broadway/New York"
Gallery Label 
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group