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Burden basket with burden strap  (Containers and Vessels)  "circa 1920"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1915-1925

Materials:

Cane, buriti palm fiber, cordage

Techniques:

Wicker-plaited, plaited, braided, wrapped

Dimensions:

44 x 43 x 47 cm

Cultures:

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

State:

Para State, North Region

Country:

Brazil

Collection History:

Collected in 1924-1925 by explorer and amateur ethnologist Francis Gow-Smith (1894-1939), possibly during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.

Source ID:

NMAI_146432

Catalog Number:

13/6071

Album Name:

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