Green striped woven suitcase

Green striped woven suitcase

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"Ito Tsukamoto's woven suitcase -- Brought back from Japan on her first visit to Hiroshima in 1934 after residing in the US for some 32 years. [She arrived in Florin in 1902.]"-Mary Tsukamoto
"This suitcase was used again on her sojourn from the Fresno Assembly Center to Jerome, Arkansas and Gila, Arizona. Notice the green band of paint. The day before departure on May 29, 1942 to the Center, Alfred Tsukamoto (Mary's husband) painted every suitcase and duffle bag with this green band for quick identification."-Mary Tsukamoto
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Woven Suitcase
Date made
1934
ID Number
1985.0830.01
accession number
1985.0830
catalog number
1985.0830.01
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Tsuruko Tsukamoto
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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