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Native Name:
Matsuti
Object Number:
65-10-75
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cashinahua
Provenience:
Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area:
Amazonia
Section:
American
Materials:
Vine
Wood
Description:
Vine tightly woven round base; warp of heavy sticks extending all way up; weft narrower sticks which are horizontal; ends woven over several sticks laid together making top of base, then turning and going vertically up length of vines, then becoming horizontal again and holding long warp sticks together in bunches. Brazilian influence.
Length:
39.5cm
Width:
3.5cm
Outside Diamater:
6.7cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger

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