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drawstring bag
  • India
  • drawstring bag, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: India
  • silk, taffeta brocade
  • Object Length/Width: 43 x 39 cm
    Object Length/Width: 16 7/8 x 15 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2368
Description

Large woven brocade bag with swirling designs. It has gold metallic lace and brocade with black and gold flame motifs on an abstract polychrome ground of red, blue and pink. There are white abstract swirling motifs over the swirls in some places.