Object ID
1996.23.2
Object Name
Bag, Tagari
Measurements
33.1800200000 cm. W x 34.1325200000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
Cotton
Object Entities
Access Points
Object Description
Blue and black cotton tote bag. Along the top and bottom, there is a black strip with the Greek Key design in blue. The rest of the bag is made of alternating black and blue threads. The handle of the tote is twisted black and blue. It goes down the outside of the bag and is tied in a knot at the end. The inside has a white label with blue writing that has the Greek key design around the outer edge and says "Made in Greece" with "Fast Dyes" in the middle with Greek writing above it, and on the left, it reads "Bambakepon Cotton."
Origin
This tote bag may be considered a tagari, which is a bag used in Greece. It can be used as a purse or for carrying various things, such as produce.
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Citation
Bag, Tagari, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6588. Accessed 05/28/22.