University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:34659
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Trujillo
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Fiber
Reed (plant)
Pitch
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:3056 - Field No SF

Description

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 (?)


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