Necklace with attached flute

Date created
1955-1962
Culture/People
Ka'apor
Collector
Dr. Borys Malkin (Boris Malkin), Non-Indian, 1917-2009
Seller
Dr. Borys Malkin (Boris Malkin), Non-Indian, 1917-2009
Collection History
Collected in 1962 by Dr. Borys Malkin (1917-2009, a naturalist and ethnographer); purchased by MAI from Borys Malkin in 1963.
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Place
Rio Gurupi (Gurupy); Canindé, Paragominas Municipality; Southeast Mesoregion, Paragominas Microregion; Pará State, North Region; Brazil
See related items
Ka'apor
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
23/3285
Barcode
233285.000
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Native Term
wirahu kangwer
Object Name
Necklace with attached flute
Media/Materials
Macaw feather/feathers, cotinga scalp/scalps, canvas, bird bone/bones, cordage
Techniques
Braided, wrapped, tied
Dimensions
72 x 15.5 x 2.9 cm
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws636c9ea47-3d26-4f60-b15c-a9f17b68bc8a
Record ID
NMAI_248425