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shoulder bag
  • Croatia
  • shoulder bag, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Zagreb, Croatia
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 32 x 29.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 12 5/8 x 11 5/8 in
  • Gift of Alfred E. Johnson
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0770

This is a rectangular woven bag with the opening on the short side. There are two straps of off white-colored twisted yarn. There are three off white yarn tassels along the seam. The field is off white with four orange stripes. The center design is a black diamond with a pink line and two green hourglass shapes. There are two rows of parallelogram shapes in light blue, brown, and yellow.