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Bag (Indonesia)

This is a Bag. It is dated 1920–29 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, amber and its technique is wax resist dyeing (batik) on supplementary warp pile (velvet). It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 50.8 x 36.8 x 5.1 cm (20 x 14 1/2 in. x 2 in.)

Cite this object as

Bag (Indonesia); silk, amber; H x W x D: 50.8 x 36.8 x 5.1 cm (20 x 14 1/2 in. x 2 in.); 1962-108-1

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