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woven palm leaf
  • Ne'ivi Davi (Highland Mixtec) peoples
  • woven palm leaf, 1989
  • Where object was made: Asunción Nochixtlán, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • palm leaf fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 51 x 31.5 x 7.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 1/16 x 12 3/8 x 2 15/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5190

This is a circle of woven palm leaves. Large strips of palm leaf fiber are left intact to curl forward from the woven portion of the circle. One piece of palm fiber is left long, possibly as a handle.

It was used as part of Palm Sunday services.