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U993.3.47
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Purse)
Date (Execution) : 20TH C
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 pink, blue, red, yellow, green, and white in the plaid pattern. Its handle is black, pink, and white.
Accession # : U993.3.47
Width (cm) : 12.00
Height (cm) : 23.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Colin Henderson Smith and Gloria M. (nee Borroughs) Smith Collection
Artist Statement :