Woman's bag

Indian (Sind)
19th century

Object Place: Hyderabad, Sind, Indian


Overall: 10.5 x 15cm (4 1/8 x 5 7/8in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave embroidered with silk, braided silk cord, glass beads; cotton plain-weave lining

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Personal accessories

Rectangular bag of red plain-weave silk with design of floral medallions embroidered in chain stitch in light blue, pink, yellow, green, brown and white silk; border design along the top of repeating geometric box and triangle motifs embroidered in chain stitch in gold, light and dark blue and pink silk; fringed draw cord of yellow and light blue braided silk with light blue fluted glass bead at each end; lined with natural plain-weave cotton.


Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on September 1, 1893

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection