Ritual offering/Milagro

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Culture/People
Aymara
Collector
J. Louis Schaefer (John Louis Schaefer), Non-Indian, 1867-1927
Previous owner
J. Louis Schaefer (John Louis Schaefer), Non-Indian, 1867-1927
Susan Karsch Schaefer, Non-Indian, 1872-1955
Donor
J. Louis Schaefer, Jr. (John Louis Schaefer, Jr.), Non-Indian, 1898-1981
Kathryn S. Gerdau (Kathryn Schaefer Gerdau/Mrs. Carl Gerdau), Non-Indian, 1900-1964
Susan Grace Sandblom (Susan Grace Schaefer Sandblom/Mrs. John Philip Sandblom), Non-Indian, 1907-1994
Bernhard K. Schaefer, Non-Indian, 1897-1985
Object Name
Ritual offering/Milagro
Media/Materials
Silver
Techniques
Hammered
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Bolivia
Collection History
Collected in the early 1900s by J. Louis Schaefer (1867-1927, a New York City banker with financial interests in Latin America) during travel to South America; inherited by his wife, Susan Karsch Schaefer (1872-1955); donated to MAI in 1956 by their children: J. Louis Schaefer, Jr. (1898-1981), Kathryn Schafer Gerdau (Mrs. Carl Gerdau, 1900-1964), Susan Grace Schaefer Sandblom (Mrs. John Philip Sandblom, 1907-1994); and Bernhard K. Schaefer (1897-1985).
Catalog Number
22/4983
Barcode
224983.000
See related items
Aymara
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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