Necklace

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Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
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
Necklace
Media/Materials
Palm nut, seed/seeds, twine/string
Techniques
Cut, perforated, strung
Dimensions
37 x 9 cm
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Canelos; Pastaza Canton; Pastaza Province; Ecuador
Date created
1971
Collection History
Collected or acquired by anthropologists Norman E. Whitten and Dorothea Scott Whitten (1930–2011) in 1971 during anthropological research and humanitarian work with the Amazonian peoples of Ecuador; donated to NMAI by Dr. Norman E. Whitten in 2019.
Catalog Number
27/459
Barcode
270459.000
See related items
Canelos Kichua
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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