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This rectangular bag is made of woven bamboo using a pattern found on traditional Japanese baskets. The snap closure is sterling silver as are the two handles on the short sides. Suspended from one handle is a braided, black silk tassle. The interior is lined with black, plain weave cloth. Made...

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Marks

Impress TIFFANY & CO. / PERETTI / 925 JAPAN on closure

Provenance

2011, purchased from TIffany and Co. by an anonymous donor; 2012, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: February 29, 2012)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

American, about 2011

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 14 x 5.5 cm (6 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.62

Medium or Technique

Silver, lacquered bamboo, plain-weave fabric, and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment