Offering cloth

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Culture/People
Quechua
Collector
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006
Expedition sponsor
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-
Object Name
Offering cloth
Media/Materials
Wool yarn, dye/dyes
Techniques
Dyed, woven
Dimensions
60 x 55 cm
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Native Term
unkhuña
Place
Cusco (Cuzco); Cusco (Cuzco) Province; Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru
Date created
1950
Collection History
Purchased in 1951 by anthropologist Beate R. Salz (1913-2006) from Rivera's shop in Cuzco, Peru, during MAI fieldwork supported by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.
Catalog Number
21/8524
Barcode
218524.000
See related items
Quechua
Ceremonial/Ritual items
On View
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Quechua
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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