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ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

bag
Date: 1870-1947
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Dimensions: 34 x 27 cm (13 3/8 x 10 5/8 in.)
Medium: cotton,
Made in: Britain
Description: This item is a bag made from a rectangular piece of blue hessian fabric with a flap over fastening secured by two plastic buttons and a ribbon tie. The sides are given extra depth with the addition into the construction of two strips of the same wide ribbon woven with a yellow and green floral pattern as is used for the fastening. The edges of the hessian fabric are decorated with narrow bands of drawn thread work embroidery.
Inv. No.: 1132
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