Headband

Date created
circa 1965
Culture/People
Machiguenga
Donor
G. Edward Montgomery (George Edward Montgomery), Non-Indian
Previous owner
G. Edward Montgomery (George Edward Montgomery), Non-Indian
Collector
Patricia M. Davis, Non-Indian
Harold Mariner Davis, Non-Indian, 1924-1971
Collection History
Collected by Patricia M. Davis and Harold Mariner Davis (1924-1971), probably between 1964 and 1971, in Machiguenga villages near Yarinacocha and Shimaa, Peru, during research for the Summer Institute of Linguistics; acquired from the Davis base camp house in Yarinacocha, Peru, by G. Edward Montgomery in 1973 during his research among the Machiguenga; donated to NMAI by Dr. G. Edward Montgomery in 2006.
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Place
San Francisco de Yarinacocha; Coronel Portillo Province; Ucayali Region; Peru
See related items
Machiguenga
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
26/5617
Barcode
265617.000
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Native Term
maitsairintsi
Object Name
Headband
Media/Materials
Cotton cord/cordage, feather/feathers
Techniques
Woven, tied
Dimensions
60.0 x 4.5 cm
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6fb29abc0-94bd-4bc1-bcb2-f9a1219f5f28
Record ID
NMAI_281844