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Purse by Alvan Anglin
Purse by Alvan Anglin
New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1994

Artist Alvan Anglin made the calabash gourd handbag from Jamaican products. It is decorated with a beautiful Jamaican scene of the sun and trees. Anglin began his traditional crafts on his native island, and then moved to New Jersey in the 1990s.

 

 

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