About this object

A semi-circular coin purse. The front flap has a diamond lattice pattern scored or embossed into the leather. The back has a broken belt loop.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container; Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    1932 before
  • Materials
    Skin Leather; Yarn Wool
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of H. G. Beasley
  • Collector
    Harry Geoffrey Beasley
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    1932 before
  • Measurements
    107 mm x 127 mm
  • Note
    Beasley notes the Tibetan name as "Komak".
  • Related people
    Harry Geoffrey Beasley ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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