Round drawstring bag

Italian (Venice)


Object Place: Venice, Italy

Dimensions

23.6 x 19 cm (9 5/16 x 7 1/2 in. )

Accession Number

43.1064

Medium or Technique

Silk, linen; needlepoint, embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Upper part of dark purple silk. Lower part and base of petit point wedges: linen canvas embroidered with polychrome silk. Design of classical architectural motifs alternating with human figures (man in robe, woman with headcloth, comedia figure); dog on base. Purple silk cord drawstring. Gunmetal silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection