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U993.3.50
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Woven Pouch)
Date (Execution) : 20th C
Geographical Origin : Malaysia; Indonesia
Cultural Group : Melanau
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Object Type : bags (generic containers)
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 has a geometric pattern of squares, diamonds, and triangles combined into motifs worked in white against black, red, and breen diagonal strips as the background.
Accession # : U993.3.50
Width (cm) : 12.00
Height (cm) : 9.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Colin Henderson Smith and Gloria M. (nee Borroughs) Smith Collection
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