Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag

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Culture/People
Chucunaque Guna (Kuna)
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
Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag
Media/Materials
Bromeliad fiber (Silk grass), dye/dyes
Techniques
Looped, dyed
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Río Chucunaque; Emberá-Wounaan Indigenous Territory, Darién Province, Guna de Waragandí Indigenous Territory; Panama
Date created
1915-1918
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
8/3626
Barcode
083626.000
See related items
Chucunaque Guna (Kuna)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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