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Embroidery bag

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Rectangular bag. Coarse tabby-woven linen, folded and stitched to form narrow, deep bag. Yellow, cream and beige cord as handle. Faces of bag show conventional plants or trees embroidered with coarse polychrome silks in cross and stem stitches. Cotton browned; a few stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian

Greek, 19th century

Object Place

Greece

Dimensions

14.2 x 18.8 cm (5 9/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.626

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes