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Rectangular leather bag with large central compartment and outer pocket. Upper third of bag folds over to secure contents of main compartment. Reinforced leather flap attached to front of outer pocket. Both flap and folded section are decorated with embossed floral patterns, silk floss pompoms in white, green, purple and yellow, applied and stitched patterns in red and white leather and long leather fringes. Two wide suspension loops at top of bag. Long carrying-strap (now detached) decorated with embossed patterns.
- Production date
- 20thC(early) (?)
Height: 106.50 centimetres (including handle)
Width: 49 centimetres
Depth: 4 centimetres
- Not on display
- Fair. Leather is deteriorating in places, some red rot. Some weak and damaged areas. Carrying strap is detached.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This bag was presented to Sir John Davis (when he was secretary to Lloyd George) by the King of Morocco. The bag was subsequently given to the donor's aunt who was in service to Sir John Davis.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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