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Small Leather Purse

Accession Number
2010/2.2

Title
Small Leather Purse

Artist(s)
African

Artist Nationality
African (general, continental cultures)

Object Creation Date
20th century

Medium & Support
leather

Dimensions
35 7/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 3/16 in (90 cm x 10 cm x 0.5 cm);15 15/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 3/16 in (40.5 cm x 10 cm x 0.5 cm);35 7/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 3/16 in (90 cm x 10 cm x 0.5 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Denise Miner Stanford

Physical Description
A square, leather purse with tassels hanging off the bottom. A triangle is sewed onto the top of the bag. The leather of the purse is brown, but is also decorated with purple, yellow, and green stripes.

Primary Object Classification
Jewelry

Primary Object Type
personal adornment

Collection Area
African

Rights
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Keywords
accessories
bags (costume accessories)
purses (drawstringed accessories)

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