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Stalks of snail beads

Marubo People2014

Museu do Índio

Museu do Índio

Pair of stalks in snail beads, for female use, made of thirteen turns of ground aruá "nobo" snail beads. Presents the extremities with finishing in tucum "muru-muru" coconut beads. Displays in the extremities a finishing in cotton cord to tie the piece to the leg.

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  • Title: Stalks of snail beads
  • Creator: Marubo People
  • Date Created: 2014
  • Location Created: Terra Indígena do Vale do Javari, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: 12,0 cm de diâmetro; 3,5 cm de altura
  • Provenance: Por conta da excassez do caramujo aruá, atualmente os Marubo confeccionam a maior parte de seus adornos em contas de PVC.
  • Type: Adornment of eclectic materials
  • Photographer: George Magaraia
  • Rights: Museu do Índio
  • Medium: Aruá snail beads and tucum coconut shell
  • Bibliographic References: MARUBO, Varin Mena. A desconfiança da miçanga: os Txakiri dos Marubo. In: In: No caminho da miçanga: um mundo que se faz de contas. Rio de Janeiro: Museu do Índio, 2016. pp. 100-103

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