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Drawstring bag. Red wool embroidered with gilt-silver yarns in conventionalized spiraling motif. Four peach drawstrings with red silk and gilt-silver tassels. Red silk cord knotted at rolled red wool piece at top. Lined with red and white printed cotton with red floral motif.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Balkan or Near Eastern, 19th century


Overall: 29 x 26 x 10 cm (11 7/16 x 10 1/4 x 3 15/16 in.) Other (Cord): 42 cm (16 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts