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Rectangular pocketbook with flap

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Completely covered with heavy silks embroidered in cross stitches and couched, plied silk cords. Pattern shows narrow diagonal bands in shades of red, blue, yellow and green, wih dots of contrasting colors. Binding of neutral greenish yellow yarns bundled under blue stitches. Small ball tassel...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian

Greek, 19th century

Object Place

Greece

Dimensions

11.8 x 20.1 cm (4 5/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.632

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes