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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Witoto  Search this
Collector:
Nicole H. Maxwell, Non-Indian, 1905-1998  Search this
Previous owner:
Nicole H. Maxwell, Non-Indian, 1905-1998  Search this
Seller:
Nicole H. Maxwell, Non-Indian, 1905-1998  Search this
Object Name:
Mask outfit skirt/apron
Media/Materials:
Bark cloth
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
36 x 247 cm
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Río Ampiyacu; Pucaurquillo; Mariscal Ramón Castilla Province; Loreto Region; Peru
Collection History:
Collected between 1965 and 1966 by Nicole H. Maxwell (1905-1998, a pioneering researcher of traditional South American Native medicine and ethnobotany from the 1940s through the 1980s); purchased by MAI from Nicole H. Maxwell in 1967.
Catalog Number:
23/9752
Barcode:
239752.000
See related items:
Witoto
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_254960