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Collector:
Mr. Donald B. Cordry  Search this
Mrs. Dorothy M. Cordry  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Dorothy M. Cordry  Search this
Culture:
Mixtec  Search this
Object Type:
Head Covering
Place:
Oaxaca, Mexico, North America
Accession Date:
11 May 1984
Collection Date:
1941 to 1942
Notes:
HALVED AND HOLLOWED OUT AND DRIED GOURD USED AS HEAD COVERING MAINLY TO PROTECT ONE'S HEAD FROM THE SUN. THIS ONE WAS WORN BY A YOUNG GIRL. THE GOURD/HATS ARE SOMETIMES CALLED JICARAS, ACCORDING TO THE DONORS.
Record Last Modified:
3 Feb 2023
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361232
USNM Number:
E423684-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c5156228-a82c-4f15-9164-975c1ee28f69
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8456707