Soul Container (Eraminhô)

Unknownlate 19th or early 20th century

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, New York City, United States

Soul Container "Eraminho" or "Orebok Ocoto"of wood, cloth and metal. Human, wooden based head, with tubular body. Figure covered with cloth, which is covered with patination. Two strands of patinated metal chains around neck. CONDITION: Chain around neck corroded as well as the greenstone eyes. Left side of head partially bared to the wood.


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