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This is a square-shaped, bamboo basket bag. The woven basketwork is lacquered in 24-carat gold, with a flat band around the rim. Black silk panels are attached to the top of the basket forming an expanding lid with drawstring closure, while the black silk cord is threaded on six green jade rings...

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Incised cursive Elsa Peretti / TIFFANY & CO. / JAPAN


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


Overall: 9.5 x 13.5 cm (3 3/4 x 5 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Lacquered bamboo, jade, black plain weave fabric, and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment