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Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research

Collection Creator:
Blume, Peter, 1906-1992  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 105
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1953-1954
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Peter Blume papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Peter Blume papers, 1870-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Peter Blume papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-blumpete-ref204

Finger ring

Culture/People:
Aymara  Search this
Collector:
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Finger ring
Media/Materials:
Copper
Techniques:
Cast
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Southern Highlands; Peru
Date created:
1920-1940
Catalog Number:
21/7359
Barcode:
217359.000
See related items:
Aymara
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_232155
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Brooch/Pin

Culture/People:
Non-Indian; collected from the Quechua  Search this
Collector:
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Brooch/Pin
Media/Materials:
Metal, safety pin/pins, pigment/pigments
Techniques:
Cast, anodized, colored
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Cusco (Cuzco); Cusco (Cuzco) Province; Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru (inferred)
Date created:
1945-1951
Catalog Number:
21/8583
Barcode:
218583.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Quechua
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_233259
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Shawl pin

Culture/People:
Quechua  Search this
Collector:
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Shawl pin
Media/Materials:
Metal
Techniques:
Cast, soldered
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Cusco (Cuzco); Cusco (Cuzco) Province; Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru (inferred)
Date created:
1945-1951
Catalog Number:
21/8584
Barcode:
218584.000
See related items:
Quechua
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_233260
Additional Online Media:

Shawl pin

Culture/People:
Non-Indian; collected from the Quechua  Search this
Collector:
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Shawl pin
Media/Materials:
Metal, pigment/pigments
Techniques:
Cast, anodized, colored, soldered
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Cusco (Cuzco); Cusco (Cuzco) Province; Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru (inferred)
Date created:
1945-1951
Catalog Number:
21/8585
Barcode:
218585.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Quechua
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_233261
Additional Online Media:

Shawl pin

Culture/People:
Quechua  Search this
Collector:
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Shawl pin
Media/Materials:
Metal
Techniques:
Cast, soldered
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Cusco (Cuzco); Cusco (Cuzco) Province; Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru (inferred)
Date created:
1945-1951
Catalog Number:
21/8586
Barcode:
218586.000
See related items:
Quechua
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_233262
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Sling

Culture/People:
Quechua  Search this
Collector:
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Sling
Media/Materials:
Llama hair yarn
Techniques:
Woven
Dimensions:
192 x 5 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Native Term:
warak'a
Place:
Pichos (Pichus); Tyacaja Province; Huancavelica Region; Peru
Date created:
1940-1950
Catalog Number:
21/8612
Barcode:
218612.000
See related items:
Quechua
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_233290
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Snowshoe needle

Culture/People:
Mistassini Cree [Oujé-Bougoumou]  Search this
Collector:
William F. Stiles, Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Snowshoe needle
Media/Materials:
Animal Bone
Techniques:
Carved, perforated
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Lac-Doré (Doré Lake); Nord du Québec Region (Jamésie); Québec; Canada
Date created:
circa 1950
Catalog Number:
22/4154
Barcode:
224154.000
See related items:
Mistassini Cree [Oujé-Bougoumou]
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_238702
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Woman's leggings

Culture/People:
Mistassini Cree  Search this
Collector:
William F. Stiles, Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's leggings
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, wool yarn
Techniques:
Sewn, appliquéd, braided
Dimensions:
24 x 39 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Lac Mistassini (Lake Mistassini); Nord du Québec Region (Jamésie); Québec; Canada
Date created:
circa 1950
Catalog Number:
22/4122
Barcode:
224122.000
See related items:
Mistassini Cree
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_239115
Additional Online Media:

Socks/Boot liners

Culture/People:
Mistassini Cree  Search this
Collector:
William F. Stiles, Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Socks/Boot liners
Media/Materials:
Wool yarn
Techniques:
Knitted
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place:
Lac Mistassini (Lake Mistassini); Nord du Québec Region (Jamésie); Québec; Canada
Date created:
circa 1950
Catalog Number:
22/4123
Barcode:
224123.000
See related items:
Mistassini Cree
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_239116
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Woman's blouse

Culture/People:
Mistassini Cree  Search this
Collector:
William F. Stiles, Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's blouse
Media/Materials:
Cotton cloth
Techniques:
Sewn
Dimensions:
67 x 158 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Lac Mistassini (Lake Mistassini); Nord du Québec Region (Jamésie); Québec; Canada
Date created:
circa 1950
Catalog Number:
22/4124
Barcode:
224124.000
See related items:
Mistassini Cree
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_239117
Additional Online Media:

Bag

Culture/People:
Aymara  Search this
Collector:
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Bag
Media/Materials:
Wool yarn
Techniques:
Woven
Dimensions:
102 x 56.5 cm
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Native Term:
missa costal
Place:
Southern Highlands; Peru
Date created:
circa 1940
Catalog Number:
21/7346
Barcode:
217346.000
See related items:
Aymara
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_232141
Additional Online Media:

Spindle whorl and spindle

Culture/People:
Quechua  Search this
Collector:
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Spindle whorl and spindle
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
30 x 6 x 6.00 cm
Object Type:
Weaving tools/equipment
Native Term:
pushka
Place:
Southern Highlands; Peru
Date created:
circa 1940
Catalog Number:
21/7373
Barcode:
217373.000
See related items:
Quechua
Weaving tools/equipment
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_232169
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Leader's staff

Culture/People:
Quechua  Search this
Collector:
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Leader's staff
Media/Materials:
Palm wood (Chonta palm), brass, silver, steel
Techniques:
Carved, hammered, repoussé, soldered
Dimensions:
133 x 7 x 9 cm
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Cusco (Cuzco); Cusco (Cuzco) Province; Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru
Date created:
1850-1900
Catalog Number:
21/8515
Barcode:
218515.000
See related items:
Quechua
Personal items
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_233190
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Ekeko ("God of Abundance") doll

Culture/People:
Quechua  Search this
Collector:
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Ekeko ("God of Abundance") doll
Media/Materials:
Ceramic doll, cotton cloth, wool cloth, paint, plastic, tobacco, paper, wood
Techniques:
Painted, wicker-plaited
Dimensions:
18 x 17 x 14 cm
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place:
Cusco (Cuzco); Cusco (Cuzco) Province; Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru
Date created:
circa 1950
Catalog Number:
21/8519
Barcode:
218519.000
See related items:
Quechua
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_233194
Additional Online Media:

Offering cloth

Culture/People:
Quechua  Search this
Collector:
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Offering cloth
Media/Materials:
Wool yarn, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Dyed, woven
Dimensions:
60 x 55 cm
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Native Term:
unkhuña
Place:
Cusco (Cuzco); Cusco (Cuzco) Province; Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru
Date created:
1950
Catalog Number:
21/8524
Barcode:
218524.000
See related items:
Quechua
Ceremonial/Ritual items
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_233200
Additional Online Media:

Crucifix pendant

Culture/People:
Quechua  Search this
Collector:
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Object Name:
Crucifix pendant
Media/Materials:
Copper alloy, glass, iron nails, metal items
Techniques:
Cast, incised, bezel-set/stone-setting, nailed
Dimensions:
13.50 x 9.00 x 0.80 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Cusco (Cuzco); Cusco (Cuzco) Province; Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru
Date created:
1900-1930
Catalog Number:
21/8532
Barcode:
218532.000
See related items:
Quechua
Adornment/Jewelry
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_233208
Additional Online Media:

Human figure used as a memorial to the dead

Culture/People:
Yagua (Yahua)  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Donor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Expedition:
Wenner-Gren Peru Expedition (1940-1941)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Dr. Paul Fejos (Pál Fejös), Non-Indian, 1897-1963  Search this
Object Name:
Human figure used as a memorial to the dead
Media/Materials:
Balsa wood, grass, vegetal dye/dyes, paint
Techniques:
Carved, dyed, painted
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Native Term:
invisíblö
Place:
Río Amazonas (Amazon River) area near frontiers of Peru, Colombia, and Brazil; Río Ampiyacu; Maynas Province; Loreto Region; Peru
Date created:
1930-1940
Catalog Number:
20/4732
Barcode:
204732.000
See related items:
Yagua (Yahua)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_218279
Additional Online Media:

Female figure made as a memorial to the dead

Culture/People:
Witoto  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Donor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Expedition:
Wenner-Gren Peru Expedition (1940-1941)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Dr. Paul Fejos (Pál Fejös), Non-Indian, 1897-1963  Search this
Object Name:
Female figure made as a memorial to the dead
Media/Materials:
Wood, human hair, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Native Term:
hánnáre
Place:
Río Amazonas (Amazon River) area near frontiers of Peru, Colombia, and Brazil; Río Ampiyacu; Maynas Province; Loreto Region; Peru
Date created:
1930-1940
Catalog Number:
20/4782
Barcode:
204782.000
See related items:
Witoto
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_218719
Additional Online Media:

Earrings

Culture/People:
Witoto  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Donor:
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-  Search this
Expedition:
Wenner-Gren Peru Expedition (1940-1941)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Dr. Paul Fejos (Pál Fejös), Non-Indian, 1897-1963  Search this
Object Name:
Earrings
Media/Materials:
Silver, cordage
Techniques:
Hammered, perforated
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Native Term:
kummákbenyó
Place:
Río Amazonas (Amazon River) area near frontiers of Peru, Colombia, and Brazil; Río Ampiyacu; Maynas Province; Loreto Region; Peru
Date created:
1930-1940
Catalog Number:
20/4852
Barcode:
204852.000
See related items:
Witoto
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_218791
Additional Online Media:

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