Bag

Greek
19th century


Object Place: Greece

Dimensions

32 x 27.8 cm (12 5/8 x 10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.630

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Two rectangles of coarse tabby-woven linen stitched along three sides to form a bag, with a red, yellow and bluish-gray cord handle. Each surface of bag shows bands of lozenges or conventional trees, embroidered with red, green, blue and brown wools in darning, stem and tent stitches. Some woolen yarns missing; slight brownish stains in linen at bottom.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian