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Belt of beads and gourd

Krahô People2012

Museu do Índio

Museu do Índio

Xy belt woven with cotton yarn dyed in urucum according to the interwoven technique. Displays in the inferior edge rows of beads tied up with gourd pieces, that function like sound pieces. Has interwined cords on the sides to tie the object to the body.

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  • Title: Belt of beads and gourd
  • Creator: Krahô People
  • Date Created: 2012
  • Location Created: Tocantins
  • Physical Dimensions: 77,0 cm de comprimento;144, cm de comprimento (com cordel de amarração); 18,0 cm de largura; 8,0 cm de altura
  • Type: Adornment of eclectic materials
  • Rights: Museu do Índio
  • Medium: Miçangas, cabaças e fio de naylon
  • Photographer: George Magaraia
  • Bibliographic References: RIBEIRO, Berta G. Dicionário do Artesanato Indígena/1988; MALCHER, José Gama. Índios/1964; MUSEU DO ÍNDIO. Boletim do Museu do Índio n°8/1998; MOTTA, Dilza Fonseca da. Tesauro de cultura material dos índios no Brasil/2006.


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