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Bag

Bag
(late 19th century-mid 20th century)

Medium
cotton, silk, glass (beads)
Measurements
17.5 × 16.5 × 1.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Afghanistan
Accession Number
2013.862
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, NGV Asian Art Acquisition Fund with the assistance of Graham and Vivien Knowles, Charles Goode AC and Cornelia Goode, 2013
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Level 1, NGV International
Physical description
Square cloth bag with an opening at the top, decorated overall with geometric patterns embroidered in multi-coloured silk thread. Edges are decorated with beaded fringing and groups of beaded pompoms at the corners. The bag is finished with a cotton band and drawstring.