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cincha tarria atrasera (strap)
  • Mexico
  • cincha tarria atrasera (strap), 1989
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 133 x 27 cm
    Object Length/Width: 52 3/8 x 10 5/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5490

The strap is made from woven plant fiber strings. It is a light natural color. It has a bright pink strip on one edge and green on the other edge. There is looped fringe at either end.

It was used to keep a load from sliding forward or back.