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Bark Cloth Fragment

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Object Number:79-2-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Ecuador
Culture Area: Andean
Period: Modern
Materials:Plant Material
Length: 169 cm
Width: 56 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mary Elizabeth King, 1979


Oblong. Natural light brown color with designs in red (predominant), brown, and blue. Center design is winged figure with face. Zig-zags and triangles decorate wing-like projections. One lizard design on ither side of central figure. Concentric diamond shapes on each side of piece. Stepped fret design borders top and bottom designs.

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