Antique bag, Balkan or Near Eastern @ MFA Boston. To accompany a traditional Romanian blouse and full skirt in cream delicately embroidered in red folk patterns, gathered in by a fabric belt and worn with a vest.
Four pie-shaped panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Blue floral motifs on white ground. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with four blue bead-covered wood tassels. Blue silk lining.