Ornament

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Culture/People
Yagua (Yahua)
Collector
Nicole H. Maxwell, Non-Indian, 1905-1998
Previous owner
Nicole H. Maxwell, Non-Indian, 1905-1998
Seller
Nicole H. Maxwell, Non-Indian, 1905-1998
Object Name
Ornament
Media/Materials
Fur, animal hoof/hooves, animal tail
Techniques
Incised, tied
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Río Manití (Manatí); Maynas Province; Loreto Region; Peru
Collection History
Collected between 1965 and 1966 by Nicole H. Maxwell (1905-1998, a pioneering researcher of traditional South American Native medicine and ethnobotany from the 1940s through the 1980s); purchased by MAI from Nicole H. Maxwell in 1967.
Catalog Number
23/9661
Barcode
239661.000
See related items
Yagua (Yahua)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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