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American Decorative Arts

“Chi-May-o Bag”

1930–50

Red, black and white wool; cream moire lining; Talon zipper, white metal clasp

5 7/8 × 9 1/2in. (14.923 × 24.13 cm)
Anonymous gift
2005.42.1.1-.2
Geography: 
Made in Chimayo, New Mexico
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Given to the donor by James D. Burke, who inherited it from his mother, who had acquired it on a trip to the Southwest in the 1930s or 1940s.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2004,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2005): 199.

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