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Bag

Museum number:
3-28264
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030028264
Alternate number:
3653 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.3032
Object count:
1
Description:
Bag. Materials: Wool. Techniques: Plain weave, embroidery. Colors: Phite, red, pink, green, brown. Dimensions: 15 1/2" long, 14" wide, strap:41"xl". Remarks: Shoulder bag in plain weave wool with strip on sides, center covered with all-over pattern of flowers inside a diamond grid embroidered in red, pink, green on white ground. Brocade shoulder strap. Woven piece folded in half and sewn at sides to make bag. Inventory check: Purchased new in or near Mexico City c. 1950-1955. Worn and stained.
Donor:
Design Department (UC Berkeley)
Collection place:
Mexico
Verbatim coll. place:
MEXICO
Culture or time period:
Mexican
Materials:
Embroidery and Wool (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1974
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
width 36 centimeters and length 82 centimeters
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