Face/body paint and container

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Culture/People
Wayuu (Guajira/Goajiro)
Expedition sponsor
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (The University Museum)
Museum of the American Indian - Heye Foundation (MAI-HF), 1916-1989
Collector
Gregory Mason, Non-Indian, 1889-1968
Object Name
Face/body paint and container
Media/Materials
Nut/nuts, paint
Techniques
Cut
Object Type
Personal items
Place
La Guajira Department; Colombia
Collection History
Collected in 1931 by journalist and anthropologist Gregory Mason (1889-1968) during fieldwork sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) and MAI.
Catalog Number
18/1377
Barcode
181377.000
See related items
Wayuu (Guajira/Goajiro)
Personal items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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