Straw purse

Title:
Straw purse
Date:
1968
Description:
Clutch purse made from light and dark colored straw and decorated with shells. Lined with brown silk. The straw was woven in Long Bay Cays and sold to craftswomen in Nassau. Originally purchased in the straw market of Nassau, Bahamas.
Collection:
Keith and Charlotte Otterbein Collection
Contributing Institution:
Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston
Media Type:
Objects
Topical Subject:
Handicraft--Bahamas, Straw industries--Bahamas--20th century, Straw work--Bahamas--20th century, Tourism--Bahamas
Geographic Subject:
West Indies, Bahamas
Shelving Locator:
2008.012.001a
Material Type:
Straw (plant material), Straw work
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
300 dpi; Nikon D80 camera; archival images in .tif and .nef formats.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital image copyright 2010, The College of Charleston Libraries. All rights reserved. For more information contact The College of Charleston Library, Charleston, SC 29424.