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Native Name:
pixin
Object Number:
65-10-175
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cashinahua
Provenience:
Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area:
Amazonia
Section:
American
Materials:
Bamboo
Palm Leaf
Description:
Hard top of split bamboo rib; fronds from either side woven in simple plaiting pattern (under 2, over 2); ends worked back to form neat bottom edge. Used for women to sit; as covers; not for men.
Length:
117cm
Width:
55cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger

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