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Bag, made from a fragment of a woman's skirt

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Coarse cotton ground. Main field shows inverted and conventionalized carnation plant embroidered in flat stitch with red and blue cotton. A narrow band showing conventionalized carnations runs around top, bordered by blue braid. Corroded brass grommets through which pass yellow, blue and red...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Greek (Attica), 19th century

Object Place

Attica, Greece


Overall (measured flat on side): 20.5 x 13 x 1 cm (8 1/16 x 5 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts