Work Basket


From: Peru | Trujillo

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 34659
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Peru | Trujillo
Culture Area Andean
Section American
Materials Wood | Fiber | Reed (plant) | Pitch

Work basket. Contents are 7 spindles with whorls and thread, 5 spindles with whorls and no thread, (10 of these 12 spindles are brightly painted on and about whorls), 4 cones of white wool or cotton (one attached to spindle), 1 ball of blue thread, 2 balls of white thread, 8 long, narrow, double pointed, flattened reed sticks, some pitch (?)

Credit Line William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number 3056 - Field No SF

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