Bag

Mexican (Durango)
19th century


Object Place: Durango, Mexico

Dimensions

Overall: 39 x 25 x 1.5 cm (15 3/8 x 9 13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3190

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton, double Cloth

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bag; (sides now opened) with design of eight-pointed stars in spiral-edged alternating lozenges and octagons; border designs of scrolls and conventionalized plants; loops for drawstring formed by plaited warps; the two fabrics, red wool and white cotton; the red wool worn or eaten in a number of places; purplish stain on outside; green stains inside.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Elsie McDougall