Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Urarina maker
  • mat, late 1800s–1996
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 198 x 120 cm
    Object Length/Width: 77 15/16 x 47 1/4 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5093

The large rectangular mat was apparently woven in two long strips with a seam down the middle. The light natural and brown stripes alternate. There are thin dark brown stripes between.