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Woman's bag

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Rectangular bag of red plain-weave silk with design of central star-shaped floral medallion from which other flowers and plants emanate embroidered in chain stitch in orange, gold, brown, white, and green silk; border along top edge of tan plain-weave silk with design of abstract plant motifs...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Kennard Winsor to the MFA, 1936

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Kennard Winsor

Indian (Sind), 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (17.15 x 11.43 cm)

Accession Number

36.359

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave embroidered with silk; cotton plain-weave lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes