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Drawstring bag

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Undyed tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with blue and brown silks in chain and darning stitches. Circular bag, made of two pieces, sewn together; hemmed casing for braided drawstring; end of drawstring finished with three knots and plain linen tassel. Embroidery shows overlapping octagons...

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Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), 13th–16th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts