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Bag

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

Medium
wool, horsehair, cotton thread, dyes
Measurements
132.0 × 41.0 cm irreg.
Place/s of Execution
Afghanistan
Accession Number
2014.284
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased wth funds donated by Vivien Knowles, 2014
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
Made from thick hand-felted, quilted wool embroidered in horsehair and cotton, with horsehair tassles. Ram’s horn motif embroidered in Bukharan couching or basma stitch and outlined in white cotton chain stitch. Hand quilted for extra strength.