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Man's bag (n' hype)

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Square-shaped indigo-blue cotton bag with overall repeating pattern on sides of embroidered stylized floral motifs in red, orange, green, yellow and blue on both sides of the bag. There is a black and white braid attached to each side of the bag which extends to create a carrying strap at the...

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Gift to MFA on July 7, 1936

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alfred M. Tozzer

Burmese (Kachin), British colonial rule, late 19th to early 20th century

Object Place

Upper Burma, Myanmar (Burma)


Overall (Includes cord and tassels): 50 x 33 x 3 cm (19 11/16 x 13 x 1 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton; warp-faced plain-weave with embroidery, braided cord and tassels


Textiles and Fashion Arts