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Rectangular bag of red plain-weave silk with design of floral medallions embroidered in chain stitch in light blue, pink, yellow, green, brown and white silk; border design along the top of repeating geometric box and triangle motifs embroidered in chain stitch in gold, light and dark blue and...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on September 1, 1893

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Sind), 19th century

Object Place

Hyderabad, Sind, Indian

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 15cm (4 1/8 x 5 7/8in.)

Accession Number

93.1128

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave embroidered with silk, braided silk cord, glass beads; cotton plain-weave lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Personal accessories