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Small dew-drop shaped bag with design of small squares of blue, reddish orange and reddish violet wool connected by herring bone stitch worked with light linen and blue linen thread; tasseled braid of pink, blue and natural linen at top; two compartments; lined with plain-weave linen.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Indian, 18th–19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 8 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.685

Medium or Technique

Linen and Wool; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes