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bag
Date: late 19th-mid 20th Century
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Dimensions: 20 x 15.5 cm (7 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)
Medium: Linen fabric, cotton thread
Made in: Britain
Description: Small draw string bag constructed from natural coloured plain woven linen with an all over repeating geometric design, worked in black cotton in double running stitch. Plaited threads form a double draw string with black thread tassels on either end. Handmade thread carries are attached to both side of the bag. The bag has no lining. The side seams are joined with an 'open' worked stitch, also in black cotton thread.
Inv. No.: 2009.76
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