Dance belt

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Culture/People
Colla
Previous owner
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Seller
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Object Name
Dance belt
Media/Materials
Parrot feather/feathers, camelid hair yarn, cotton yarn
Techniques
Folded, wrapped
Dimensions
104 x 12 cm
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Native Term
qencha
Place
Eastern shore; Lago Titicaca (Lake Titicaca); La Paz Department; Bolivia
Date created
1920-1928
Collection History
Collected or purchased from local residents by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill (1871-1954, explorer, author, and MAI field collector) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from Hyatt Verrill in 1928.
Catalog Number
15/8537
Barcode
158537.000
See related items
Colla
Ceremonial/Ritual items
On View
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Quechua
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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