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Twined Weave Large Rectangular Bag

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Indian hemp, corn husk
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 22 1/16 x 16 1/8 in. (56 x 41 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 43.201.17
    CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Nez Perce (Native American). Twined Weave Large Rectangular Bag, 20th century. Indian hemp, corn husk, 22 1/16 x 16 1/8 in. (56 x 41 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks, 43.201.17. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE front, CUR.43.201.17_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Intricately woven bag with two different design motifs. One side has twin lines of squares oriented on the diagonal the other side has zig zag pattern.
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    Twined Weave Large Rectangular Bag