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Necklace

Museum number:
16-14991
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
6 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2927
Object count:
1
Description:
Tivana fiber specimen ("tivana"); strands of whitish fiber assembled in bunch which resembles plain manufactured twine; tivana plant is a cultigen similar to pineapple
Donor:
Allen W. Johnson, Orna R. Johnson, and University Appropriation
Collection place:
Shimaa village, Rio Kompiroshiato, MontaƱa, Peru
Verbatim coll. place:
Peru
Culture or time period:
Machiguenga
Maker or artist:
Aradino Saba
Collector:
Allen W. Johnson and Orna R. Johnson
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
1973
Context of use:
used for making string, cord, rope
Department:
South America (except Ancient Peru)
Legacy documentation: