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Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Purse)
Date (Execution) : 20th Century
Geographical Origin : Malaysia; Indonesia
Cultural Group : Melanau
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Rattan or Bemban
Support / Technique : Plaited, Diagonal
Object Type : purses (ladies' accessories)
Visual Description : Purse is constructed of woven rattan, bemban or bamboo strips, tightly plaited in herringbone weave. The bottom section has a rim at top, while the top half has a rim at the base and fits over the bottom half of the purse. This item uses blue, red, yellow, green, and white in a plaid design.
Accession # : U993.3.45
Width (cm) : 29.00
Height (cm) : 15.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Colin Henderson Smith and Gloria M. (nee Borroughs) Smith Collection
Artist Statement :