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Sailor's Bag


Martha's Vineyard Museum

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About this artifact

Sailors needed to have the proper tools and equipment to do their jobs while at sea. They also had things to keep them occupied during any downtime, like playing cards or a pipe. Ditty bags such as this may have served to hold all of these things.

c. 1860
22 1/2"long, 7 1/2" diam.

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