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Bag, solidly embroidered with silks and metal, colored fringe.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek or Bulgarian, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Greek or Bulgaria


90 x 68 cm (35 7/16 x 26 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton or linen canvas with linen and gold-colored metallic wrapped thread embroidery, gold-colored woven trim, linen twisted or braided fringe with cowrie style shells and glass beads, gold-colored strip metal wrapped tassle, gold-colored wrapped and braided strap and button closure, and silk satin lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts