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Purse

Museum number:
9-10963
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090010963
Alternate number:
300 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
purse; cloth, beads; 13.5 x 12 cm.
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Rajasthan, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Rajasthan
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
January 1970
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Glass (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
used anytime by women as purses; these carry money, store thread, etc. made by women, at home.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
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