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Headband  (Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses)  "circa 1920"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1910-1930

Materials:

Wool cloth, wool yarn, coin/coins, silver bead/beads, dye/dyes

Techniques:

Dyed, woven, overlay beadwork

Dimensions:

57 x 5.3 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Chilean Coast, Mapuche, Native Americans, South America, Southern South America

Site Name:

Choque, Antiquina

County:

Arauco Province (historic Canete Department)

State:

Bio Bio Region VIII

Country:

Chile

Collection History:

Collected in 1930 during the Thea Heye Chile Expedition, led by anthropologist Samuel K. Lothrop (1892-1965, MAI staff member) and sponsored by MAI and Thea (Mrs. George) Heye.

Source ID:

NMAI_188062

Catalog Number:

17/5618

Album Name:

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