This was one of the Tikuna masks observed and drawn by Debret during the French Artistic Mission (1816-1831) and published in his work Pastoral and Historical to Brazil (1834-39). One of the highlights of the nineteenth century collections of the National Museum.


  • Title: Mask Tikuna
  • Physical Dimensions: w32 x h51 x d28 cm
  • Type: Ritual object
  • Rights: Copyright © 2017 Museu Nacional/UFRJ
  • Setor: Etnologia
  • Sala de Exposição: Etnologia Indígena Brasileira
  • Area de Conhecimento: Antropologia

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