Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small drawstring pouch
  • India
  • small drawstring pouch, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: India
  • wool, cotton, embroidering, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 12 x 13 cm
    Object Length/Width: 4 3/4 x 5 1/8 in
  • Gift of Kansas Bible Chair
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0254

This small brown wool pouch has red cotton lining and a dark pink drawstring with yellow and light green tassels. The embroidered decoration on both sides is vaguely floral with a single teardrop shape in the middle with four curlicues, each having a pink flower in the center. The embroidered decoration is red, yellow, tan, and pink.