Purse made of cord.
- Made in: Assam
- Found/Acquired: Assam
- Height: 19.5 centimetres
- Width: 7 centimetres
- Depth: 1.2 centimetres
- Weight: 32 grammes (Including coins)
Register comment: 'Assam. Flat circular purse, formed of two spirals of cord; at one side a loop of corn for suspension, and under it the flap of the mouth of the purse, the end of which is a cord, passing through the centre of the purse and terminating in a knot. Contains 2 quarter annas. Purse used by the Nagas. J.M.F. Presented by Dr J.M. Foster. June 1, 1878.'
- As1878C2.861a (old CDMS no.)
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Object reference number: EAS3115
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