Original Civil War Carpet Bag
Original Civil War Carpet Bag – This is another Civil War period essential personal item that has become extremely difficult to find anymore. This example is in superior condition, retaining wonderful, vibrant color, evidencing very little insect damage, as well as all of its original interior, linen lining, including a linen pocket, with closure ties. The carpet covering the rope handle is in excellent condition, as are both the original lock and hasp; even the small clasps to hold the bag cover closed are still present. This is one of the best examples of a real Civil War carpet bags we have had. The bag measures as follows: Height – 15”; Width – 12.5”.