Crocheted bag

Description
A crocheted drawstring purse of natural linen owned by Mrs. W. R. Alger of Boston ca. 1880. Anne Langdon Lodge was born June 16, 1816, to Giles and Abigail Harris Lodge in Boston, MA. She married Rev. William Rounseville Alger September 21, 1847. They had seven children - Henry Lodge, Abby Langdon, Caroline Rounseville, Arthur Martineau, William Ellerton, Philip Rounseville and Anne Langdon. She died May 17, 1883, in Boston.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crochet, bag
made at
United States
ID Number
TE*T12711A
catalog number
T12711.00A
accession number
239090
subject
Textiles
Victorian Needlework
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Victorian Needlework
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Louisa R. Alger

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