Embroidery bag

Greek
19th century


Object Place: Greece

Dimensions

14.2 x 18.8 cm (5 9/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.626

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular bag. Coarse tabby-woven linen, folded and stitched to form narrow, deep bag. Yellow, cream and beige cord as handle. Faces of bag show conventional plants or trees embroidered with coarse polychrome silks in cross and stem stitches. Cotton browned; a few stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian