Research Collections
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
fibre; plastic
Catalogue Number
103.08.0375
Description
A large carrying bag with sides of brown printed tapa cloth and woven palm loop handles. Front, back and bottom one piece of tapa cloth with frame of wrapped palm fibres. Sides of lattice woven palm. Completely lined with neutral coloured plastic "burlap" large woven palm loop handle attached at to…
Title
Purse
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
fibre; plastic
Dimensions
47.0 x 15.5 x 42.5 cm
Description
A large carrying bag with sides of brown printed tapa cloth and woven palm loop handles. Front, back and bottom one piece of tapa cloth with frame of wrapped palm fibres. Sides of lattice woven palm. Completely lined with neutral coloured plastic "burlap" large woven palm loop handle attached at top to either side. Top of bag fastens at each side with small braided straw loop over large straw button. Design on tapa is simple line flower inside a connected series of diamond shapes.
Subject
households
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0375
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