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Object Name: Traveling bag (fragment)
Date: 1830-1835
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Medium: Silk, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Overall: 5 3/4 x 10 in. ( 14.6 x 25.4 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
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: 1947.457
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Marks: printed: on label: "RICHARD HARRISON/Saddler & Harness/and Trunk Maker/90 Broadway/New York"

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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.