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Catalog Number Kt-109
Object Name Purse
Description Strips of wood are woven together with string to create a two-piece box-shaped purse; both white and brown colored string is woven into patterns; there is a brown string shoulder strap and a brown string is also attached to both top and bottom sections in order to keep them closed.
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Collector Francis L. Black
Culture Kt
Date 1987
Material wood, string
Dimensions H-10 W-8.5 L-8.5 cm
Condition Good
Catalog date 2011-09-07
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description Jewelry box with lid and strap, 4 x 4"
OCM Categories 300, 293