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Agave fiber

Museum number:
3-3036
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.636
Object count:
1
Description:
Agave fiber sample; Length 11.5 cm approximately
Donor:
Mrs. Peveril Meigs III and Peveril Meigs III
Collection place:
Mountains near San Quintín, Ensenada, Baja California
Verbatim coll. place:
Kiliwa Indians in Mts. near San Quintan, Lower California
Culture or time period:
Kiliwa people
Collector:
Mrs. Peveril Meigs III and Peveril Meigs III
Collection date:
July 1928
Materials:
Plant material
Taxon:
Agave deserti
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
1928
Context of use:
Used in making baskets, mats, etc.
Department:
Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean area
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