wbb1: Beaded Betel Bag.

Sumba Island, Indonesia.
Glass seed beads, fibers, lontar palm, wood. Bag H: 10.5" (26.7 cm), W: 11" (28 cm).
Rare large old example, with original lime container. With bird motifs, reserved for noble families.
Some missing loops around the edge of the bag.
Published in 1997 Chase Bank calendar on Indonesian beadwork (images available).

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