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cincha garabato para carga (strap)
  • Mexico
  • cincha garabato para carga (strap), 1989
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 55 x 9 x 10 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 21 5/8 x 3 1/2 x 3 7/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5501

The short strap is made from woven strips of plant fiber. It has a doubled loop on each end. It is a light natural color.

It was used to secure a load.