Bag

Japanese
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall (Approx for storage): 22 x 26 x 19 cm (8 11/16 x 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.776

Medium or Technique

Cotton; plain-weave, printed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Drawstring bag with design of horizontal bands of red arc and flower motifs on natural ecru separated by horizontal short stripes in black and natural ecru. Lined with grayish-green plain-weave silk, drawn up with a golden brown braided silk cord. Fabric probably imported from India. This bag was possibly used for a lacquer-ware container.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection