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Culture/People
probably Northwestern Amazonia (attributed)
Possible collector
Timoleón Flores Chiriboga (Timoleon Flores), Non-Indian, ca. 1896-1936
Previous owner
Timoleón Flores Chiriboga (Timoleon Flores), Non-Indian, ca. 1896-1936
Seller
Timoleón Flores Chiriboga (Timoleon Flores), Non-Indian, ca. 1896-1936
Presenter/funding source
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Object Name
Bag
Media/Materials
Vegetal Fiber
Techniques
Looped, knotted
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Oriente Region; Ecuador
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of and possibly collected by Timoleón Flores Chiriboga (ca. 1896-1936, an Ecuadorian farmer and nephew of the Ecuadorian ambassador to the US); purchased by MAI from Timoleón Flores Chiriboga in 1918 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
Catalog Number
8/4216
Barcode
084216.000
See related items
Northwestern Amazonia
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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