Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small drawsting pouch
  • India
  • small drawsting pouch, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: India
  • wool, cotton, embroidering, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 12.5 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 7/8 x 5 5/16 in
  • Gift of Kansas Bible Chair
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0255

This small brown wool pouch is lined with red cotton. The embroidered decoration on both sides is floral in red, tan, and yellow thread. There are two teardrop shapes in the center. The drawstring ties are dark pink twisted threads with pink and light blue tassels at the ends.