Rectangular pocketbook with flap
Object Place: Greece
11.8 x 20.1 cm (4 5/8 x 7 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Completely covered with heavy silks embroidered in cross stitches and couched, plied silk cords. Pattern shows narrow diagonal bands in shades of red, blue, yellow and green, wih dots of contrasting colors. Binding of neutral greenish yellow yarns bundled under blue stitches. Small ball tassel attached to bottom. Linked with striped silk. Worn; some breaks in lining.
Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian