Coin purse

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Culture/People
Quechua
Collector
Clara Grace Carnahan, Non-Indian, 1882-1956
Previous owner
Clara Grace Carnahan, Non-Indian, 1882-1956
Donor
Clara Grace Carnahan, Non-Indian, 1882-1956
Honoree
Catherine Gaines Carnahan (Catherine Rebecca Gaines/Catharine R. Carnahan), Non-Indian, 1839-1934
Object Name
Coin purse
Media/Materials
Wool yarn
Techniques
Knitted
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Peru (inferred)
Collection History
Purchased in Lima, Peru, by Clara Grace Carnahan (1882-1956, a teacher of Spanish language and culture who lived in Lima between 1907 and 1917); donated to MAI by Miss Carnahan in 1953 in memory of her mother, Mrs. Catherine Rebecca Gaines Carnahan (1839-1934).
Catalog Number
22/1895
Barcode
221895.000
See related items
Quechua
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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