Dance wand/baton

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Culture/People
Baniwa
Possible collector
Erland Nordenskiöld (Nils Erland Herbert Nordenskiöld/Le Baron Erland de Nordenskiold), Non-Indian, 1877-1932
Previous owner
Göteborgs Etnografiska Museum (Gothenburg Museum of Ethnography/Göteborg Museum)
Object Name
Dance wand/baton
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Painted, pyroengraved
Object Type
Personal items
Place
Rio Aiari (Aiary); Uapuí, São Gabriel da Cachoeira Municipality; North Mesoregion, Rio Negro Micoregion; Amazonas State, North Region; Brazil
Collection History
Possibly collected in 1913 by Finnish-Swedish archaeologist and anthropologist Erland Nordenskiöld (1877-1932) during fieldwork sponsored by the Göteborgs Etnografiska Museum (Gothenburg Museum of Ethnography, Göteborg, Sweden); acquired by MAI in 1929 through an exchange with the Göteborgs Museum.
Catalog Number
16/4237
Barcode
164237.000
See related items
Baniwa
Personal items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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