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Back Rest

Object Number:29-43-194
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cliff Dweller
Provenience: Southwest Colorado
Navajo Canyon
Southeastern Utah
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Gourd
Height: 0 cm
Length: 102.5 cm
Width: 57.8 cm
Outside Diameter:0 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Charles D. Hazzard; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1896
Other Number:B/30 - Other Number

Description

In excellent preservation. Uprights made of cedar or mountain mahogany, braced with wood lashed in loops. Back rest proper made of double row of canes lashed together and fastened to two cross sticks at top, with upper ends of canes covered with corn husks.

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