School of Design

ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

Date: 1870-1947
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Dimensions: bag: 18 x 20 cm (7 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.) Other (strap length): 96 cm (37 13/16 in.)
Medium: Canvas, wool and silk threads, cotton tape
Made in: Britain
Description: Small cotton canvas bag with cotton tape shoulder strap. The canvas is embroidered in coloured wool and silk threads in a geometric design. Blue cotton tape forms both the side gussets to the bag and the length continues to form the shoulder strap with a join under the matching canvas design. This is worked separately and applied onto the shoulder strap in the centre. Pesel's original label is attached 'model for bag with strap. Danish border adapted as overall design. Note how when short of materials cotton, wool and silk can be used together...'.
Inv. No.: 2010.7

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