Fireworks

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Culture/People
Aymara
Collector
Gordon MacCreagh, Non-Indian, 1886-1953
Donor
Gordon MacCreagh, Non-Indian, 1886-1953
Expedition
Mulford Expedition for the Biological Exploration of the Amazon Basin (1921-1922)
Object Name
Fireworks
Media/Materials
Tin, hide thong/babiche, gunpowder
Techniques
Wrapped
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
La Paz; Pedro Domingo Murillo Province; La Paz Department; Bolivia
Collection History
Collected between 1921 and 1922 by explorer and author Gordon MacCreagh (1886-1953) during the Mulford Expedition for the Biological Exploration of the Amazon Basin (sponsored by the New York Botanical Gardens); donated to MAI by Gordon MacCreagh in 1922.
Catalog Number
11/6090
Barcode
116090.000
See related items
Aymara
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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