Woman's bag

Indian (Sind)
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (17.15 x 11.43 cm)

Accession Number

36.359

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave embroidered with silk; cotton plain-weave lining

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular bag of red plain-weave silk with design of central star-shaped floral medallion from which other flowers and plants emanate embroidered in chain stitch in orange, gold, brown, white, and green silk; border along top edge of tan plain-weave silk with design of abstract plant motifs embroidered in chain stitch in red, green and blue silk; lined with blue and red plain-weave cotton.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Kennard Winsor to the MFA, 1936

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Kennard Winsor