Purse

Turkish
19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 16 cm (5 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.565

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The ground is woven with white silk and silver. The design of conventional flowers, and an inscription is woven with bright green, red, magenta, light blue and black silk. Across the top is an irregular band of bright blue; around the sides and bottom, one of orange cotton.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection