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Betel Leaf Container

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Object Number:
90-23-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Thai
Provenience:
Thailand
Date Made:
c. a.d. 1932
Early Date:
1927
Late Date:
1937
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silver
Description:
Silver trapezoidal pocket with oval mouth. Made of single piece folded in half with added silver collar. Slight separation along soldered side seams. Body decorated with floral relief pattern.

Acc. to H. Peters- resembles woven basket worn at waist as purse- shape.
Credit Line:
Gift of Howard Lewis

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Creating the Quid: Betel Chewing Paraphernalia from Asia and the Pacific (05 Apr 1997 - 31 Dec 1997)
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