Object ID
2003.21.1.2.
Object Name
Bag, Tagari
Date Created
February 25, 2013, mid 20th century
Alternative Name
Tagari
Material
Wool
Object Description
Woven wool handbag (tagari). Medium blue background with 2 Grecian vases and Greek key design in off white embroidery with cream, braided, rope strap.
Origin
A tagari purse is a cloth bag. They were made and worn by workers during the 1940's through the 1950's. The bag was worn rurally in Greece and surrounding European areas for practical reasons but are now worn as more of a fashion statement.
Rights and Reproduction
The content on this site is made available for research and education purposes only. The use of these materials may be restricted by law or the donor.

Any other use, such as exhibition, publication, or commercial use, is not allowed except by written permission in accordance with the NHM Image Rights and Reproduction Policy.

For questions on image rights and reproduction, please contact nhmcollections@hellenicmuseum.org
Citation
Bag, Tagari, February 25, 2013, mid 20th century, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6297. Accessed 08/15/22.