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Medicine Bag

Object Number:29826
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I, Oldest Part
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: From a mummy bale
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 6.35 cm
Width: 3.81 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:423E - Field No SF

Description

Small medicine bags strung on cord. Were hung around the neck. White

16 small pouches, 14 of which are strung together on cotton yarns with alternating brown and white pouches. The pouches appear to be cotton plain weave. The pouches are each stitched along the two weft selvedges Color(s): Brown and white.

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