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Culture/People:
Wayuu (Guajira/Goajiro)  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (The University Museum)  Search this
Museum of the American Indian - Heye Foundation (MAI-HF), 1916-1989  Search this
Collector:
Gregory Mason, Non-Indian, 1889-1968  Search this
Object Name:
Head ring
Media/Materials:
Vegetal Fiber, wool yarn, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Twill-plaited, wrapped
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place:
La Guajira Department; Colombia
Collection History:
Collected in 1931 by journalist and anthropologist Gregory Mason (1889-1968) during fieldwork sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) and MAI.
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Catalog Number:
18/1307
Barcode:
181307.000
See related items:
Wayuu (Guajira/Goajiro)
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64b20625e-965c-4731-b421-a592cf545cce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_194003