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Catalog Number Ap-114
Object Name Basket
Description Circular basket weaved with natural and black color straw; the colors form various patterns and designs.
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Collector Francis L. Black
Culture Apalai
Date 1983
Material straw, string
Dimensions D-30 Dia-36.5 cm
Condition Fair
Condition Notes Bottom is worn, especially the corners which are bare; appears to be water damage in one corner
Catalog date 2011-09-01
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description Red and natural, circular, 14x12"
OCM Categories 415