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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Pre-Columbian
Title:Net Balance Scale
Date Made:600-900 CE
Type:Clothing
Materials:bone, cotton, wool, stone, linen
Place Made:South America; Peru
Measurements:n ng bone: 4 7/8 x 5/8 in.; 12.4 x 1.6 cm; suspending string: 17 1/2 in.; 44.5 cm; nets: 23 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.; 59.7 x 22.2 cm
Accession Number:  AC M.1940.1
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George D. Pratt (Vera Hale)
M-1940-1.JPG

Tags:
indigenous people; tools; design

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