Collection Online
20.5 × 27.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by the National Gallery Women's Association, 1989
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Rectangular bag knitted in purple and white silk thread with two purple tassels on each lower corner. One side features an eight point star and varied stylised repeat motifs of trees, perched birds, flowers, hearts, diamonds, and crowns. The other side of the bag has two veried plant motifs, two eight point stars and four small flowers in white on a rectangle purple background set into a seven row repeat border of alternating purple and white diamonds. Each side is framed in a climbing rose border.