Fabric sample/Yardage

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Culture/People
Shipibo
Collector
Nicole H. Maxwell, Non-Indian, 1905-1998
Previous owner
Nicole H. Maxwell, Non-Indian, 1905-1998
Seller
Nicole H. Maxwell, Non-Indian, 1905-1998
Object Name
Fabric sample/Yardage
Media/Materials
Cotton yarn
Techniques
Woven, painted
Dimensions
39 x 22 cm
Object Type
Materials: Prepared
Place
Río Ucayali; Libertador, Contamana District; Ucayali Province; Loreto Region; Peru
Collection History
Collected between 1965 and 1966 by Nicole H. Maxwell (1905-1998, a pioneering researcher of traditional South American Native medicine and ethnobotany from the 1940s through the 1980s); purchased by MAI from Nicole H. Maxwell in 1967.
Catalog Number
23/9738
Barcode
239738.000
See related items
Shipibo
Materials: Prepared
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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