Burden basket with burden strap/tumpline

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Culture/People
Yukpa (Macoa/Macoita/Yupa)
Collector
Theodoor de Booy (Theodoor Hendrik Nikolaas de Booy), Non-Indian, 1882-1919
Previous owner
Theodoor de Booy (Theodoor Hendrik Nikolaas de Booy), Non-Indian, 1882-1919
Elizabeth S. de Booy (Elizabeth Hamilton Smith/Mrs. Theodoor de Booy/Elizabeth Smith Peter), Non-Indian, 1883-1941
Seller
Elizabeth S. de Booy (Elizabeth Hamilton Smith/Mrs. Theodoor de Booy/Elizabeth Smith Peter), Non-Indian, 1883-1941
Presenter/funding source
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935
Object Name
Burden basket with burden strap/tumpline
Media/Materials
Cane
Techniques
Twill-plaited
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Native Term
wutoshik yurba
Place
Sierra de Perijá (Serranía de Motilones); Zulia State, Zulian Region; Venezuela
Collection History
Collected in 1918 by Theodoor de Booy (1882-1919, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored the American Geographical Society and the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania; inherited by his widow, Elizabeth Smith de Booy (1883-1941); purchased by MAI from Elizabeth de Booy in 1919 using funds donated by Thea (Mrs. George) Heye.
Catalog Number
9/176
Barcode
090176.000
See related items
Yukpa (Macoa/Macoita/Yupa)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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