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  • Date created:

    circa 1920

  • Place:

    Lago del Budi; Puerto Domínguez; Cautín Province (historic Imperial Department); Araucanía Region IX; Chile

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery, vegetal fiber, wool yarn

  • Techniques:

    Coiled/hand built, modeled, twisted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected in 1930 during the Thea Heye Chile Expedition, led by anthropologist Samuel K. Lothrop (1892-1965, MAI staff member) and sponsored by MAI and Thea (Mrs. George) Heye.

  • Dimensions:

    44.5 x 31 cm

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