Description: "Rectangular bag, linen entirely embroidered with coloured silks, Germany, 14th century"
Period: 14th-15th century
Current location: Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England
Museum number: 1567-1902
Object number: O144712
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Current Museum Raw Record:
This is a large and very striking piece. The colors seem to be mostly unfaded. The bag does not seem to have a closure, but there are fragments of a cord attached to the sides near the top.
Fabric count: 28 Count fabric (Based on personal observation)
Colors noted (Matched under natural light to a DMC sample card):
Red Silk (DMC 498)
Purple Silk (DMC 327)
Dark Gold Silk (DMC 831)
Gold Silk (DMC 833)
White Silk (DMC 746)