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Mask  (Masks and Masking)  "1955-1960"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1955-1960

Materials:

Balsa wood, vegetal fiber, paint

Techniques:

Carved, painted, tied

Dimensions:

Cultures:

Amazonia, American Indians, Native Americans, Northwestern Amazonia, Ocaina, South America

Site Name:

Rio Ampiyacu

County:

Mariscal Ramon Castilla Province

State:

Loreto Region

Country:

Peru

Collection History:

Collected in 1961 by Dr. Borys Malkin (1917-2009, naturalist and ethnographer); given or sold to Malcolm Delacorte (a conservator and collector in New York); donated to MAI in 1961.

Source ID:

NMAI_246646

Catalog Number:

23/1617

Album Name:

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