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Rectangular purse with slip case cover; highly decorated with circles, checks and stitching in orange, yellow, beige and brown. Has an inner lining, detachable in plain raffia.


currency container

4 items (description level: top)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  currency container
object name (local):  currency container
object name:  purse

Malaya, Malay Peninsula, Southeast Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Malaya 
Date made
Additional date information

Materials & techniques
raffia; dye; basketry
Additional material & technique information
material: raffia (overall)
material: dye (overall)
technique: basketry (overall)
overall: 90 mm x 135 mm x 10 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 90 mm x 135 mm x 10 mm

donor:  Cowdell, Susan L.  Undefined - 1985-04-12

Related objects
contains pouches (containers) (1985.168i) contains lid (containers) (1985.168ii) contains lid (containers) (1985.168iii) contains pouch (containers) (1985.168iv)
Related subjects
object name: currency containers

Record created 2000-10-25 by INVENT_JL
Record last updated 2017-03-30 by XGVIEWS

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