Bag, Medical
1890 Approximate
Doctor's Bag. Material: leather, textile, metal. Size: 7" W. x 16" L. x 9" deep. Description: black grained leather - brown kid and tan sateen lining - interior side pocket - interior partitioned strap in place for holding small items - one short leather handle strap across top - metal top frame - closure at top with three metal catches - written inside: "#8274" - masking tape marker on outside: "#1598" - gold letters on outside: "R.H.D." - worn and scuffed inside and out.
All the articles under 'Deichen estate' are through the courtesy of Howard Deichen when he was settling his parents' estate. This bag may have been a sample bag or a doctor's bag.