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Purse

Museum number:
18-1545
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21180001545
Accession number:
Acc.3921
Object count:
1
Description:
Purse; white seed beads with horizontal bands of red or black seed beads over foundation of checker plaited palm leaf material; several rust silk thread tassels; brass bell on either side; between foundation and outside is layer of gold-color paper; handle of tubular white shell beads and blue, red, etc. glass beads; brass bar in center of handle. 19 x 16 cm.
Donor:
Bernard G. Saunders
Collection place:
Borneo, Indonesia
Object type:
(not specified)
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
April 1, 1984
Department:
Cat. 18 - Malaysia (incl. Indonesia, excl. Philippine Islands)
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