Rectangular bag

Greek
19th century


Object Place: Greece

Dimensions

46.5 x 28.5 x 4 cm (18 5/16 x 11 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.) includes corded handel

Accession Number

59.631

Medium or Technique

Linen ground with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coarse linen twill covered with alternating bands of red and brown broadcloth over which heavy plied silk cords have been couched. Bands show scrolling motifs, stars and conventional plants in shades of green, blue, red, yellow and white. Heavier yellow, pink and blue cord handle. Soiled at bottom, where also dyes have run.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian