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Cornhusk Bag, n.d.
Husk (plant material)
23 7/8 x 16 3/8 in. (60.64 x 41.59 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Weaving
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Accession Number: P2255
Rectangular cornhusk bag. One side decorated with tan triangles outlined in brown. The other side with tan diamonds outlined in red. Buff background. Intermontane region.

Materials
cornhusk

Commentary
This corn husk bag is at a transitional stage in its use of yarn: yarn is used only as an accent while the design elements are dyed naturally.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979

Bibliography
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 85 (illustrated/bw) fig. 289.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 23 7/8 x 16 3/8 in. (60.64 x 41.59 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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