Collection Online

(late 19th century-mid 20th century)

cotton, silk, metallic thread, glass (beads)
22.2 × 16.0 × 1.0 cm (open)
Place/s of Execution
Afghanistan / Pakistan
Accession Number
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
Not on display
Physical description
Rectangular cloth bag incorporating two sections, each with an opening at the top, which folds over and is secured with a flap. The bag is decorated overall with geometric patterns worked in embroidery in multi-coloured silk thread. Edged with glass beads and metallic thread and groups of beaded tassels.