Betel Leaf Container
c. a.d. 1932
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.
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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