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Purse

Museum number:
9-11096
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090011096
Alternate number:
65b (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
purse, woman's; satin, cotton, beads, sequins, imitation silver, mirrors, cotton thread; 19 cm length; 11 cm width
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Jaipur district, Rajasthan, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Rajasthan, Jaipur
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
October 1969
Materials:
Cloth (cloth materials sewn together, decorated w/ beads, mirrors, sequins, etc.)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
carried anytime by women to store money, thread, etc. made by women.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 19 centimeters and width 11 centimeters
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