Bead Belt

Kuikuro People2011

Museu do Índio

Museu do Índio

Bead belt made by a band woven with beads and cotton yarn whose shape forms on its surface the Brazilian flag bearing on its sides the feathered diadem from the Xingu people and graphics characteristic of the Kuikuro people. Presents cotton yarn cords on its extremities to tie the piece to the waist.

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  • Title: Bead Belt
  • Creator: Kuikuro People
  • Date Created: 2011
  • Location Created: Terra Indígena PI do Xingu, Brasil
  • Provenance: No contexto dos povos do Xingu a arte da miçanga convive de parte com a arte dos adornos confeccioado com caramujo arúa (molusco da família dos ampularídeos, encontrado em rios e lagoas da América do Sul)
  • Type: Adornment of eclectic materials
  • Rights: Museu do Índio
  • Medium: Beads and cotton yarn
  • Photographer: George Magaraia


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