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hand bag
  • Ifugao peoples
  • hand bag, late 1800s–1923
  • Where object was made: Bontoc, Philippines
  • cloth, thread, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 47 x 25 cm
    Object Length/Width: 18 1/2 x 9 13/16 in
  • Gift of Ray Wick
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3649
Label Text

The black cloth bag is decorated with embroidered bands in yellow and dark yellow. The bands are repeats of diamonds and chevrons. The strap is the width of the fabric. The bottom is decorated with black fringe.