Bag

Probably Italian
Probably 18th century


Dimensions

39 x 32 cm (15 3/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .32 x .39

Accession Number

96.97

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Personal accessories

Strips of white linen embroidered with a design of animals, birds, flowers and heart-shaped forms, and with green, pink, yellow and dark blue silk, and gold thread. These strips are sewed together with insertion and silver lace, and are lined with a pink silk of fancy weave. The back of the bag is made of faded pink brocade with a design of conventional floral forms woven with light blue, white, yellow, and green silk. The bag is tied with one blue and one green cord. Lined with white silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection