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  • Philippines
  • clutch, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Philippines
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width: 22 x 31 cm
    Object Height/Width: 8 5/8 x 12 3/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3654

The rectangular purse has a flap along the long edge. It has a square button with a loop for the closure. It is a light natural color. There is a series of brown diamonds along the top edge and the bottom edge. There are two plant-like designs above either end of the bottom row. The back is decorated with a band of small brown diamonds around the perimeter.