Saddle blanket

Culture/People
Mapuche
Expedition
Mrs. Thea Heye Chile Expedition (1929-1930) (Mrs. Thea Heye - Lothrop Expedition)
Expedition leader
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965
Expedition sponsor
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935
Collection History
Collected or purchased from local residents between 1929 and 1930 during the Thea Heye Chile Expedition, led by anthropologist Samuel K. Lothrop (1892-1965, MAI staff member) and sponsored by MAI and Thea (Mrs. George) Heye.
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Place
Temuco; Cautín Province; Araucanía Region IX; Chile
See related items
Mapuche
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
17/5837
Barcode
175837.000
Object Type
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Object Name
Saddle blanket
Media/Materials
Wool yarn
Techniques
Woven
Dimensions
120 x 107 cm
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws69c65287b-c759-4b9b-aaca-cd380c6851eb
Record ID
NMAI_187929