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Detail of necklace in tucum coconut shell and sculpted figures

Kamayura People2011

Museu do Índio

Museu do Índio

Necklace made of sculpted miniatures in tucum coconut shell. It is composed by cotton yarn cord filled with rows of black non-identified seeds interleaved with ornithomorph figures sculpted in tucum coconut.

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Details

  • Title: Detail of necklace in tucum coconut shell and sculpted figures
  • Creator: Kamayura People
  • Date Created: 2011
  • Location Created: Terra Indígena Guarani do Bracuí, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: 76,0 cm de comprimento; 2,00 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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