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Culture/People
Emberá (Choikoi)
Collector
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Previous owner
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Seller
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Presenter/funding source
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Object Name
Bag
Media/Materials
Bromeliad fiber (Silk grass)
Techniques
Knotted
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Río Chico; Cémaco District; Emberá-Wounaan Indigenous Territory; Panama
Collection History
Collected by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill (1871-1954, explorer, author, and MAI field collector) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from Hyatt Verrill in 1918 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
Catalog Number
8/3521
Barcode
083521.000
See related items
Emberá (Choikoi)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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