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drawstring bag with mirrors
  • India
  • drawstring bag with mirrors, late 1900s
  • Where object was made: India
  • cotton, mirror, beads, cord, embroidering, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 23 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 1/16 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Dr. Lucy J. McAllister
  • Not on display
  • C2017.073
Description

Bag made from black cotton cloth, with a drawstring of black cord at the opening and a stiff, circular bottom. The outside is decorated with square mirrors that are sewn on with embroidery around the edges in bright colors and edged with white beads.