Bag

Persian or Turkish


Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 14.5cm (3 15/16 x 5 11/16in.)

Accession Number

16.269

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Five-sided, the foundation is entirely covered with a geometrical design embroidered with dark blue, dark pinkish red, green, yellow and white. On one side is a large bright yellow medallion detailed with blue and red forms, on the other side is a white medallion with one cleft point and detailed with a conventional tree. Bound and drawn up with red, and red, black and yellow braid and decorated with colored silk tassels.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection