About this object

A recantgular leather coin purse decorated with a red leather leather panel and green swirling cutout work. The purse is sewn on to a wide length of leather, which would have been used to hang the purse from a belt.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container; Personal Object
  • Culture
    Tibetan
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • 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
    361 mm x 125 mm
  • Note
    Beasley notes the Tibetan name as "Komak".
  • Related people

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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