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Betel bag

Betel bag

  • Place of origin:

    Sri Lanka (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton, embroidered

  • Museum number:

    IS.438-1897

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Large tear-drop shaped bag of blue cloth embroidered in red and white cotton with floral and geometric motifs. The bag has a loop handle of cotton cloth and plaited cotton. The bag has two interior sections, and is lined with brown cotton cloth.

Place of Origin

Sri Lanka (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Cotton, embroidered

Descriptive line

Textiles, blue cotton, embroidered, Sri Lanka

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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