Drinking bowl

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Culture/People
Canelos Kichua
Artist/Maker
Marta Vargas (Martha Vargas), Canelos Kichua
Collector
Dr. Norman E. Whitten, Non-Indian
Dorothea Scott Whitten (Sibby Whitten), Non-Indian, 1930-2011
Donor
Dr. Norman E. Whitten, Non-Indian
Object Name
Drinking bowl
Media/Materials
Pottery, paint, tree pitch/gum
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, incised, burnished, painted, coated
Dimensions
19.5 x 8.2 cm
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Native Term
mucawa
Place
Puyo (El Puyo); Pastaza Canton; Pastaza Province; Ecuador
Date created
1981
Collection History
Collected or acquired by anthropologists Norman E. Whitten and Dorothea Scott Whitten (1930–2011) in 1981 during anthropological research and humanitarian work with the Amazonian peoples of Ecuador; donated to NMAI by Dr. Norman E. Whitten in 2019.
Catalog Number
27/453
Barcode
270453.000
See related items
Canelos Kichua
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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