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U993.3.48
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Woven Clutch)
Date (Execution) : 20th C
Geographical Origin : Malaysia; Indonesia
Cultural Group : Melanau
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Object Type : clutch bags
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 yellow, green, white and red in the plaid pattern. It has a small pink plastic braided handle for carrying or hanging the purse. This might have been added later.
Accession # : U993.3.48
Width (cm) : 21.00
Height (cm) : 10.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Colin Henderson Smith and Gloria M. (nee Borroughs) Smith Collection
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