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Small knitted and beaded drawstring bag

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Small knitted and beaded drawstring bag, brown silk knitted background, design in white beads arranged in horizontal bands, central band of stylized flowering vine flanked by double zig-zag bands, bottom in a multi-petalled design, tassel on each drawstring and in center bottom of bag; lined...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles N. Rogers

American, 19th century

Object Place

United States


16 x 9.5 x 1 cm (6 5/16 x 3 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit embroidered with glass beads, kid leather, and wood, silk, and glass bead ornaments


Textiles and Fashion Arts