Research Collections
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
fibre, cotton
Catalogue Number
103.08.0082
Description
A very dark blue purse with white batik figures in the centre and a red batik pattern along the edges. The bag has a drawstring closure at the neck, and a tassel that hangs from the bag’s pointed bottom. Inside the purse there is a paper label that reads “Batavia java”.
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Title
Purse
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
fibre, cotton
Dimensions
37.5 cm
Description
A very dark blue purse with white batik figures in the centre and a red batik pattern along the edges. The bag has a drawstring closure at the neck, and a tassel that hangs from the bag’s pointed bottom. Inside the purse there is a paper label that reads “Batavia java”.
Subject
households
souvenirs
tourism
crafts
batik
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0082
Images
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