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Large Leather Purse

Accession Number
2010/2.3

Title
Large Leather Purse

Artist(s)
African

Artist Nationality
African (general, continental cultures)

Object Creation Date
20th century

Medium & Support
leather

Dimensions
13 in x 5 15/16 in x 1 in (33 cm x 15 cm x 2.5 cm);13 in x 5 15/16 in x 1 in (33 cm x 15 cm x 2.5 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Denise Miner Stanford

Physical Description
A large leather purse shaped like an arrow. The purse is almost completely bordered with fringe and has green red, and orange decorative badges on it.

Primary Object Classification
Jewelry

Primary Object Type
personal adornment

Collection Area
African

Rights
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Keywords
bags (generic containers)
purses (drawstringed accessories)

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