|Native Name||Muxu Bach Iya|
|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965|
|Other Number||-A TO -P - Other Number|
Original card description: Plain, plaited cloth [p] with two shades of blue making stripes and areas of rectilinear pattern on loom; continuous (circular) warp; one incomplete area; two long, thin sticks completely thread covered (white, one dark blue) are bobbins [n&o]; two bunches of two sticks each hold cloth in place [l, m 'sticks'; g,h,i,&j pegs]; four flat pieces of palm bark [d, e, f] are heddles; two large round pieces of balsa wood [a & b] form ends of loom; bone needle [k] stuck in cloth.
Amended card description, written on back: This cloth is woven, not 'plaited'. There are 3 flat pieces of palm bark; they are sword/battens perhaps serving as temporary heddles or shed rods [?]. The heddle rod (c) is a round stick Loom parts above line were the only ones assigned letters till now. [Dated 4/81, A. Clark].
65-10-136E: "Loom sword"
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