36.3550200000 cm. H x 30.3225200000 cm. L Height includes tassel but not the handle. Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Rectangular hand bag made of blue, brown, white, and red wool. Alternating white and brown handle continues down both vertical sides of the bag. No creasing, and only a few minor snags. but slight staining along bottom blue strip. The top and the bottom of the bag are blue. In the middle, there is a design of red X's with dots between its top and bottom alternating with dark blue diamonds with a smaller dark blue diamond in the middle on a white backgroud with a blue stripe going through the middle and two blue stripes above and below the design. Outside of this, there is a light green border on either side, which is followed by a strip of red bordered in black with a repeated design of three white blobs connected by a black line. Outside of this stripe, there is another green line followed by a white line. The brown and white handle going down the edge of the bag ends in a tassel at the bottom.
Tagaris were frequently used as a purse or for carrying various items or as a part of a dowry.
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Bag, Tagari, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7732. Accessed 09/22/21.