From: Peru | Rio Curanja

Curatorial Section: American

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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

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 117 cm
Width 55 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

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