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1964

  • Work on this object began.

1987

  • We acquired this object.

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Bag (Guatemala), 1964

This is a Bag. It is dated 1964 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is wool and its technique is knitted; stranded knitting using two yarns. uncrossed loops. cast on at bottom and knit in the round to top edge. yarn is tightly plied s. warp-faced plain weave woven strap of the same yarns. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

Height: 34 cm (13 1/4 in.); Width: 36 cm (14 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Knitted in, "Totonicapan de Guatemala" , "1964" and "Caballo" (horse).

Cite this object as

Bag (Guatemala), 1964; wool; Height: 34 cm (13 1/4 in.); Width: 36 cm (14 1/4 in.); 1987-54-2

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