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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
probably Yagua (Yahua) (attributed); collected among the 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:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Wood, palm fiber
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Río Caquetá; Colombia
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:
23/9702
Barcode:
239702.000
See related items:
Yagua (Yahua)
Witoto
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_255423