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Bag

Object Name: Bag
Local Name: pothu
Place Made: Asia: South Asia, India, Western India, Gujarat, Kutch
Period: Late 20th century
Date: 1970 - 1990
Dimensions: L 38 cm x W 19 cm
Materials: Silk; cotton; glass mirror; glass bead; shell
Techniques: Embroidered; mirror work
ID Number: T04.24.57
Credit: From the Fitzgerald Collection

In this type of purse a Rabari bridegroom carries small sweets, or betel-nut shavings, to offer to wedding guests.