Object ID
2003.21.1.4
Object Name
Bag, Tagari
Date Created
February 25, 2013, mid 20th century
Alternative Name
Tagari
Material
Wool
Access Points
Object Description
Woven, wool, handmade handbag (tagari) . Blue background with white and coral stripes, dots and snowflakes design and cream, black, and coral braided, rope strap.
Origin
A tagari bag is a woven, handmade cloth bag. They originate with Greek villagers between the 1940's and 1950's. In the past they were used practically in rural areas but now they are used more as a fashion statement.
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Citation
Bag, Tagari, February 25, 2013, mid 20th century, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6296. Accessed 08/08/22.