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Child's Red and Blue Striped Poncho (Kesh-chin-nai)

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Handspun and commercial wool
DATES 19th century
DIMENSIONS 25 x 18 1/4 in. (122.0 x 40.0 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 03.325.3373
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo) (Native American). Child's Red and Blue Striped Poncho (Kesh-chin-nai), 19th century. Handspun and commercial wool, 25 x 18 1/4 in. (122.0 x 40.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.3373. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 03.325.3373_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This is a good example of the striped shirts worn. The sides could have been tied together. Although called a child's poncho it could very well have been made for a small man.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (72%)
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