Purse or pocket

Historical period(s)
20th century
Fabric, mirror glass with embroidery, satin and interlacing stitches
H x W: 35 x 29.7 cm (13 3/4 x 11 11/16 in)
Pakistan, Sind
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. M. Bryant
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Costume and Textile


embroidery, interlacing stitch, mirrorwork, Pakistan, satin stitch
Provenance information is currently unavailable

This is a trapezoidal purse or pocket with a drawstring opening which has embroidered geometric designs in satin, interlacing stitches as well as peacock designs, and discs of mirror glass. It was made by the Sodha community.

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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