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Object Number:42-35-512
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:San Blas
Provenience: Panama
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Iconography:Birds
Length: 90 cm
Width: 60 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:F-2 - Field No SF

Description

The design which shows 5 stylized birds conveys a message. Made of four pieces of cotton cloth superimposed; dark blue, orange, yellow, red, from reverse to obverse. The design is cut out to bring the required layer to the surface; with the occasional introducation, usually below the red layer, of smaller pieces of various other colours.

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