Head ring

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Culture/People
Mebêngôkre (Kayapó/Cayapo) [Xikrin]
Collector
George Love, Non-Indian, 1937-1995
Seller
George Love, Non-Indian, 1937-1995
Object Name
Head ring
Media/Materials
Feather/feathers, cordage, reed
Techniques
Wrapped, tied
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place
Xikrin village; Pará State, North Region; Brazil
Collection History
Collected in 1966 by photographer George Love (1937-1995) while accompanying an ethnographic expedition; purchased by MAI from George Love in 1967.
Catalog Number
23/9437
Barcode
239437.000
See related items
Mebêngôkre (Kayapó/Cayapo) [Xikrin]
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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