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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: 40 x 40 cm
    Object Height/Width: 15 3/4 x 15 3/4 in
  • Gift of Alfred E. Johnson
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0769

This rectangular bag opens on the short side. There is a small flap for closure. The handle of blue twisted yarn is currently knotted. The back is woven with horizontal stripes in brown, red, and blue with details in yellow, green, red, and brown. There is short blue fringe around the seams and on the edge of the flap.