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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Guahibo  Search this
Collector:
Felix V. DiGiovanni, Non-Indian, 1909-1990  Search this
Previous owner:
Felix V. DiGiovanni, Non-Indian, 1909-1990  Search this
Donor:
Pauline G. DiGiovanni, Non-Indian, 1915-2005  Search this
Object Name:
Necklace with pendant
Media/Materials:
Animal tooth/teeth, nut/nuts, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Carved, incised, tied
Dimensions:
47.3 x 12.7 x 3.7 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Plains, Río Orinoco and Río Vichada region; Vichada Department; Colombia
Date created:
circa 1935
Collection History:
Collected by Felix V. DiGiovanni (1909-1990, an explorer and photographer) while traveling and making an ethnographic film in Colombia between 1933 and the early 1940s; donated to NMAI in 1992 by his wife Pauline G. DiGiovanni (1915-2005).
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Catalog Number:
25/4005
Barcode:
254005.000
See related items:
Guahibo
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws60afc9267-7ed4-4996-b1be-f620ba16d931
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_270027