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Morral

Native NameMorral
Object Number:66-34-59
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Nahuala
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 24 cm
Width: 22.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Howard H. Tewksbury, 1966

Description

Witch doctor's bag, very rare. Plain weave cotton cloth with yellow, dark blue and green pin stripes on red ground. Geometricized animals embroidered in silk thread in magenta, purple, yellow and aqua. Red drawstring closure.

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