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Headdress  (Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses)  "1990-1998"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1990-1998

Materials:

Macaw feather/feathers, heron feather/feathers, cotton cord/cordage

Techniques:

Fingerwoven, tied

Dimensions:

154.5 x 62 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, East Brazil, East Brazil (no sub-culture area), Mebengokre (Kayapo/Cayapo), Native Americans, South America

Site Name:

Rio Xingu

State:

Para State, North Region, Mato Grosso State, Central-West Region

Country:

Brazil

Collection History:

Formerly in the collection of the Amanaka'a Amazon Network (New York City), a nonprofit environmental education organization that assisted indigenous Amazonian communities in protecting their environments and maintaining traditional, sustainable technologies; donated to NMAI in 1998.

Source ID:

NMAI_270758

Catalog Number:

25/4893

Album Name:

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