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Necklace associated with the Boa Morte sisterhood of Cachoeira

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Medium:
brass (alloy)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 20 × 3 × 5/8 in. (50.8 × 7.6 × 1.6 cm)
L: 42 in. (106.7 cm)
Type:
necklaces
Place used:
Cachoeira, Bahia, Brazil, Latin America, South America
Date:
19th - 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Catholicism  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Religion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jessica B. Harris
Object number:
2014.210.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Religious and Sacred Objects
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b38a578a-a228-4e77-86d1-aaf1884ff03d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.210.3
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