Bag; [?]; 20th century; 2010.552

Name/Title

Bag

About this object

Bag; a rectangular leather bag with narrow flap covering the opening, which is secured with a padlock on a metal loop. Inscribed on one side of the bag: '[illegible]... Son / Saw Mill'.
Supposedly related to Andrew Sharpe Ltd, Sawmillers and Box Manufacturers (1919-1960). Possibly a wages bag.

Along with the leather bag is a cotton bag of the same shape printed: 'This bag is property of Bank of New Zealand, The Dominions largest trading bank'.

Maker

[?]

Date Made

20th century

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

processed material, leather; processed material, textile; processed material, metal.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on leather bag: '[illegible]... son / Saw Mill'
Printed on cotton bag: 'THIS BAG IS / PROPERTY OF / BANK OF / NEW ZEALAND / THE DOMINION'S LARGEST / TRADING BANK'

Measurements

1. l 310mm x w 205mm
2. l 345mm x w 243mm
Medium

Subject and Association Keywords

agriculture, forestry, exploitation and utilization

Subject and Association Keywords

business, wholesale trade

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

Container

Object number

2010.552

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