• Culture/People:

    Wuy jugu (Mundurucu)

  • Object name:

    Basket

  • Date created:

    circa 1920

  • Place:

    Rio Tapajós; Pará State, North Region; Brazil

  • Media/Materials:

    Vegetal Fiber, paint

  • Techniques:

    Twined, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Robert C. Brown (probably Robert Carlton Brown, 1886-1959, an author and food writer who lived in Brazil between about 1919 and 1925); acquired by Julius Carlebach (1909-1964; Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York) at an unknown date; acquired by MAI through an exchange with Carlebach in 1942.

  • Catalog number:

    20/5662

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