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Medicine Bag

Object Number:29815
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I, Oldest Part
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: From the loosened soil
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Wool
Length: 27 cm
Width: 14 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:949L - Field No SF

Description

7 medicine bags. plain, striped. Seven little pouched and the warp of two others with weaving started. All strung on a light twisted cord. One - yellow and white; the others white only.

7 small pouches strung together. Two "unfinished" ones which are just bundles of yarn. 6 of the 7 are white plain weave, while 1 is yellow and white (patchwork pattern). The pouches have material inside. Color(s): White and yellow.

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