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Detail of necklace in seeds, teeth and sculptures of tucum coconut shell

Kamayura People1996

Museu do Índio

Museu do Índio
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Necklace in sculpted miniatures in tucum coconut, made of cotton cord filled with rows of tucum coconut beads interleaved with ichthyomorph and ornithomorph figures sculpted in the same raw material and teeth of a unidentified animal.

Details

  • Title: Detail of necklace in seeds, teeth and sculptures of tucum coconut shell
  • Creator: Kamayura People
  • Date Created: 1996
  • Location Created: Terra Indígena Guarani do Bracuí, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: 89,0 cm de comprimento; 0,32 cm de largura
  • Type: Adornment of eclectic materials
  • Photographer: George Magaraia
  • Rights: Museu do Índio
  • 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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