Kupit, Envelope-Style Purse for Food or Luggage


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Artifact Identification Kupit, Envelope-Style Purse for Food or Luggage   (2007.15.0003)
Classification Personal Artifacts : Personal Gear : Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Asia, Southeast, Philippines, Northern Luzon, Island of Luzon
Period/Date N/A
Culture Ifugao, sub-group of the Igorot

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 28.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 19.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 11.4 cm
Weight 234 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Pigment, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Dyeing, Ropemaking, Weaving--Basket, Staining
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

Kok, Rob. Ifugao Basketry. Amsterdam, 1979. Plate 12.


Capistrano-Baker, Florina. Basketry of the Luzon, Cordillera, Philippines. Los Angeles: UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 1998. Kok, Robert. Ifugao Basketry. Amsterdam, 1979. Lane, Robert. Philippine Basketry: An Appreciation. Manila, 1986.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Russell Corin Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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