Tools and tool box

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Culture/People
Yanomamö (Yanomamo)
Previous owner
Santiago Obispo, Non-Indian
Christopher Ferrer, Non-Indian
Donor
Christopher Ferrer, Non-Indian
Object Name
Tools and tool box
Media/Materials
Bamboo, palm wood, wood, agouti tooth/teeth, vegetal fiber
Techniques
Carved, wrapped, tied
Dimensions
28.5 x 6.2 x 12.3 cm
Object Type
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place
Amazonas State or Bolívar State, Guayana Region; Venezuela
Collection History
Acquired by Venezuelan anthropologist Santiago Obispo, probably in the early 1990s; purchased by Christopher Ferrer from Santiago Obispo, who was visiting New York City to gain United Nations support for the protection of indigenous people, in 1993; donated to NMAI by Christopher Ferrer in 2018.
Catalog Number
27/147
Barcode
270147.000
See related items
Yanomamö (Yanomamo)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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