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1901

  • Work on this object began.

1969

  • We acquired this object.

  • Work on this object ended.

2014

2021

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Bag (Peru)

This is a Bag. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is leaf fiber and its technique is knotted looping (fisherman's knotted net technique) with twisted loop strap. It is a part of the Textiles department.

  • Quipu (Peru)
  • knotted and twisted cotton fibers.
  • Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian....
  • 15.2012.56

Its dimensions are

H x W (without strap): 34 × 31.8 cm (13 3/8 × 12 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Bag (Peru); leaf fiber; H x W (without strap): 34 × 31.8 cm (13 3/8 × 12 1/2 in.); 1969-152-3

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