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Object Number: 90-23-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Thai
Provenience: Thailand
Date Made: c.1932
Early Date: 1930
Late Date: 1934
Section:Asian
Materials:Silver
Credit Line:Gift of Howard H. Lewis in memory of Rodolphe and Williamina Meyer de Schauensee, 1990

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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