Bag

Turkish, probably for Western market
18th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 9 x 8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.701

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and metallic yarns

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pale blue-green silk satin drawstring bag made of four shield-shaped panels with brass rings at the top (several now missing) for drawstring; each panel embroidered in polychrome silk with roses and interlace pattern in metallic thread.

Provenance

Inherited from the family of donor's great uncle, Bejamin H. Tickner by James F. Hunnewell; Gift to MFA, December 18, 2002

Credit Line

Gift of the Hunnewell Family in honor of James F. Hunnewell