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Pale blue-green silk satin drawstring bag made of four shield-shaped panels with brass rings at the top (several now missing) for drawstring; each panel embroidered in polychrome silk with roses and interlace pattern in metallic thread.

Provenance

Inherited from the family of donor's great uncle, Bejamin H. Tickner by James F. Hunnewell; Gift to MFA, December 18, 2002

Credit Line

Gift of the Hunnewell Family in honor of James F. Hunnewell

Turkish, probably for Western market, 18th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 9 x 8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.701

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and metallic yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes