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Donor Name:
Bureau Of American Ethnology  Search this
Object Type:
Cloth
Place:
Morgan County / Roane County, Tennessee, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1886-Sep-03
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
From card: "150 ft. above the creek and the same distance from the summit of the creek. Illus. 13th Rep. B.A.E., pl. 4 [after p. 32]. Skirt - Laportea Canadensis [woods nettle] - identified by Dr. A. C. Whitford, Research Chemist, Alfred, N.Y. 7/21/1939. Jan. 1978 - Specimen unfolded and placed in plastic bag. Previously cleaned? - J. Gardner."
Reference: p. 13 and 22 in Whitford, A. C. 1941. Textile fibers used in eastern aboriginal North America. New York: American Museum of Natural History. http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/1609195.html.
Twined textile.
Record Last Modified:
22 Jan 2015
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
017928
USNM Number:
A132254-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8011752