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Small, rectangular red silk bag with band with points woven with gold thread (gilded silver, wound on yellow silk). Gilded silk chain with nine dangling charms attached, and fastened with wire. Red silk lining


No. 38 Kerckhoff Collection Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Indonesian, early 20th century


Overall (Fully extended open): 44 x 39 cm (17 5/16 x 15 3/8 in.) Other (Bag): 16 x 23 cm (6 5/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, gold-wrapped silk thread, metal; plain weave, discontinuous supplementary weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts