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Catalog Number Km-127
Object Name Sleeping Mat
Description Rectangular shaped woven grass mat; the shorter sides have also been secured with a woven string across the edge; the two corners on one of the shorter sides also includes string tassles.

Labeled as "Ky-127" on tag
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Collector Francis L. Black
Culture Mekranoti
Date 1972
Material grass, string
Dimensions W-56 L-96.2 cm
Condition Good
Condition Notes Has been kept rolled up (like a sleeping bag) and is difficult to lay flat
Catalog date 2011-09-09
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description woven grass, some pattern, 19 x30"
OCM Categories 352, 513