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Calunga Dona Joventina of the Estrela Brilhante Maracatu

Autoria coletiva de grupo cultural: Maracatu Estrela BrilhanteFirst half of the 20th century

Museu do Homem do Nordeste

Museu do Homem do Nordeste
Recife, Brazil

An expression of the Brazilian carnival, the Maracatu parade evokes the processions of the African rulers. Formerly disseminated across the country, it currently only survives in Pernambuco. Rural sculpture that appears in the procession of the Estrela Brilhante Maracatu.

Details

  • Title: Calunga Dona Joventina of the Estrela Brilhante Maracatu
  • Creator: Autoria coletiva de grupo cultural: Maracatu Estrela Brilhante
  • Date Created: First half of the 20th century
  • Location Created: Pernambuco - Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: 65 cm
  • Type: Worship object
  • Rights: Fundação Joaquim Nabuco
  • Medium: Fabric

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