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Object Timeline

1901

  • Work on this object began.

1969

  • We acquired this object.

  • Work on this object ended.

2014

2020

  • You found it!

Bag (Peru), 20th century

This is a Bag. It was manufactured by Yagua Tribe. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is leaf fiber and its technique is cross-knit looping; strap warp-faced plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

  • Waraji (sandals), 2010
  • hand-woven kibiso.
  • Courtesy of Reiko Sudo and Tsuruoka Fabric Industry Cooperative.
  • 89.2015.3

Its dimensions are

31.8 x 35 cm (12 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.) bag only

Cite this object as

Bag (Peru), 20th century; Manufactured by Yagua Tribe ; leaf fiber; 31.8 x 35 cm (12 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.) bag only; 1969-152-1

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