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Headband for high-status woman  (Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses)  "circa 1915"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1910-1920

Materials:

German silver ("nickel silver"/copper-nickel alloy), silver, coin/coins, wool yarn, dye/dyes

Techniques:

Dyed, woven, studded

Dimensions:

26 x 6.1 cm

Cultures:

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

City:

Puren

County:

Malleco Province (historic Traiguen Department)

State:

Araucania Region IX

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_188061

Catalog Number:

17/5617

Album Name:

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