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Collector:
Dr. Dolores Newton  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Dolores Newton  Search this
Length:
39 cm
Width:
10 cm
Culture:
Apinaye  Search this
Object Type:
Anklet
Place:
Sao Jose, Brazil, South America
Accession Date:
24 Apr 2006
Collection Date:
1968
Notes:
Band is knit cotton with fringed tassel at each end, completely covered with urucu. Deer hoof tip tassels along one side of the band. Tassels are glass beads, one blue faceted plastic bead, ending in a deer hoof tip. Dr. Newton says that these were obtained from Panti Isabel, an 18 - 20 y/o female. Panti Isabel believes that Anna Velho Juti, the sister of Kokoi made this, but Doca Amgiokwa Ho?kwa, a 38 y/o female says she knitted the band and then gave it to Juti who put on the beads. Used by Panti as an adult. The term for ankle band is me?techi. The band is 2z cotton, braided. The end tassels are attached. The pendants along the band are glass and deer hoof/nails. The bead string is 2z tucum/caroa, and the tie and binding is 2z cotton. Urucu stained. This is very tightly knit, a characteristic which Amgiokwa pointed out contrasts with sample 1968-89, this latter she said was too loose and the sticks too long. Price paid: 5 crn.
Record Last Modified:
2 Dec 2014
Specimen Count:
2
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
400194
USNM Number:
E431301-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ba4e7b1b-3f11-4e70-a5d0-0df6cfc5a0c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8545502