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Description

Cream silk lampas drawstring bag; alternating horizontal rows of dog-like figure in oriental costume in blue, brown & black; dog-like figure in black & black houses. Cream silk cord drawstring w/ ebonized wood bars; square stiffened base; fully lined w/ beige silk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910-1930
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
lampas (textile material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
animals
Classical Figure
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hand Stitched
Lampas
lampas (textile material)
Mythical Animal
Oriental
Orientalism
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1969.5332
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13043

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