• Culture/People:


  • Object name:

    Woman's skirt

  • Date created:

    circa 1960

  • Place:

    San Francisco de Yarinacocha; Coronel Portillo Province; Ucayali Region; Peru

  • Media/Materials:

    Cotton cloth, nut/nuts, seed/seeds, glass bead/beads

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, painted, strung

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected between 1965 and 1966 by Nicole H. Maxwell (1905-1998, a pioneering researcher of traditional South American Native medicine and ethnobotany between the 1940s and 1980s); purchased by MAI in 1967.

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