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Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Jamaican  Search this
Object Type:
Purse
Place:
Jamaica, Caribbean
Accession Date:
30 Jun 1920
Notes:
"CUTACOO" IS A GENERIC TERM FOR SMALL POUCH OR PURSE BASKETS MADE OF PALM THATCH. THEY ARE MOST OFTEN SLUNG OVER THE SHOULDER BY A STRAP BUT MAY BE CARRIED BY SMALLER PURSE-LIKE HANDLE (SEE FREDRICK CASSIDY 1971:81 JAMAICAN TALK: 300 YEARS OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN JAMAICA, MACMILLAN CARIBBEAN).
Record Last Modified:
29 Dec 2014
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
065121
USNM Number:
E313855-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a38c80c7-33bf-4c9d-ac27-3297dd9c4897
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8390079