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Catalog Number Ky-101
Object Name Purse
Description Women's purse; two-piece purse; the slightly smaller bottom piece fits neatly within the larger top piece; these creates an enclosed purse; string secures the woven palm leaves and a thicker string/yarn is attached to both the top and bottom sections to create a shoulder strap/handle.
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Collector Francis L. Black
Culture Kayapo
Date 1970
Material palm leaf, string
Dimensions H-17 W-28.5 L-16 cm
Condition Good
Catalog date 2011-09-01
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description Palm leaf 11x7"