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Headdress

Culture/People:
probably Guaraní (Chiriguano) [Eastern Bolivia] (attributed); collected among the Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Previous owner:
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949  Search this
Seller:
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Headdress
Media/Materials:
Vegetal Fiber, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Looped
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place:
Bolivia
Catalog Number:
8/8916
Barcode:
088916.000
See related items:
Guaraní (Chiriguano) [Eastern Bolivia]
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a98d4b0d-3591-4234-998c-10fefea17fb9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_95990
Online Media:

Bag

Culture/People:
probably Chamacoco (Zamuko) (attributed)  Search this
Object Name:
Bag
Media/Materials:
Cordage
Techniques:
Wrapped
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
Paraguay (inferred)
Catalog Number:
24/9863
Barcode:
249863.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d82d00fe-046f-4228-b302-2f0ca86803c3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_265716
Online Media:

Dance wand/baton

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Seller:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Object Name:
Dance wand/baton
Media/Materials:
Feather/feathers, wood, cordage
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Upper Río Paraguay; Paraguay
Catalog Number:
19/6842
Barcode:
196842.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62173e728-1993-43f3-93ae-2fc4e4a292e5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_210282
Online Media:

Dance wand/baton

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Seller:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Object Name:
Dance wand/baton
Media/Materials:
Wood, feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Upper Río Paraguay; Paraguay
Catalog Number:
19/6843
Barcode:
196843.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws640204d8f-9f61-4351-bde9-43ee00d2ca23
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_210283
Online Media:

Dance wand/baton

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Seller:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Object Name:
Dance wand/baton
Media/Materials:
Wood, feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Upper Río Paraguay; Paraguay
Catalog Number:
19/6844
Barcode:
196844.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6abc67d7b-d359-40d2-8160-e22d230a6d2e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_210284
Online Media:

Dance wand/baton

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Seller:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Object Name:
Dance wand/baton
Media/Materials:
Wood, feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Upper Río Paraguay; Paraguay
Catalog Number:
19/6845
Barcode:
196845.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6eaed2023-bafc-49c2-9d05-0ed8bfa13a52
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_210285
Online Media:

Dance wand/baton

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Seller:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Object Name:
Dance wand/baton
Media/Materials:
Wood, feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Upper Río Paraguay; Paraguay
Catalog Number:
19/6846
Barcode:
196846.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64d4c0611-af4a-4f12-9052-f39b57017af0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_210286
Online Media:

Dance wand/baton

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Seller:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Object Name:
Dance wand/baton
Media/Materials:
Wood, feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Upper Río Paraguay; Paraguay
Catalog Number:
19/6847
Barcode:
196847.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws68799f2f2-6747-46ee-8015-a1f1ba333d28
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_210287
Online Media:

Dance wand/baton

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Seller:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Object Name:
Dance wand/baton
Media/Materials:
Wood, feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Upper Río Paraguay; Paraguay
Catalog Number:
19/6848
Barcode:
196848.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61a1cede9-bb15-460d-9307-d8e70e8d814f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_210288
Online Media:

Dance wand/baton

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Seller:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Object Name:
Dance wand/baton
Media/Materials:
Wood, feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Upper Río Paraguay; Paraguay
Catalog Number:
19/6849
Barcode:
196849.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6c43a8a8e-870c-47fc-8a80-296db687e320
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_210289
Online Media:

Dance wand/baton

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Seller:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Object Name:
Dance wand/baton
Media/Materials:
Wood, feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
51 x 23 x 19.5 cm
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Upper Río Paraguay; Paraguay
Catalog Number:
19/6850
Barcode:
196850.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a876a00f-cc84-42ba-a70d-b74f6f767e41
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_210290
Online Media:

Armband

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Seller:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Object Name:
Armband
Media/Materials:
Feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Knotted
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Upper Río Paraguay; Paraguay
Catalog Number:
19/6851
Barcode:
196851.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws66a3eb306-53ff-4680-b9f4-8e4586cecaf1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_210291
Online Media:

Legband

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Seller:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Object Name:
Legband
Media/Materials:
Feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Knotted
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Upper Río Paraguay; Paraguay
Catalog Number:
19/6852
Barcode:
196852.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64c893fba-36e7-401a-83b4-0303fff384c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_210292
Online Media:

Head ring

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Seller:
Sasha Siemel (Sasha A. Siemel/Aleksandrs Ziemelis), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Object Name:
Head ring
Media/Materials:
Feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Wrapped, tied
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place:
Upper Río Paraguay; Paraguay
Catalog Number:
19/6853
Barcode:
196853.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d2ac9872-df0a-478e-829b-00fdbc46ff6c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_210293
Online Media:

Alberto Vojtech Fric photograph collection

Photographer:
Frič, Alberto Vojtěch, 1882-1944  Search this
Extent:
401 Photographs
Culture:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Evueví (Payaguá/Payagua)  Search this
Enxet (Lengua)  Search this
Gran Chaco  Search this
Tomaráho (Tumraha)  Search this
Borôro (Bororo)  Search this
Kadiwéu (Caduveo/Cadioeos/Guaicuru)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Paraguay
Brazil
Date:
circa 1905-1923
Summary:
This collection contains photographs documenting indigenous peoples photographed by Czech botanist and ethnographer Alberto Vojtech Fric during his expeditions to Central and South America circa 1905-1923.
Scope and Contents:
L01573-L01580, N35599-N41410, P05609-P05901, P11533-P11534

This collection contains 401 photographs (autochromes, negatives, and prints) that were shot by Czech botanist and ethnographer Alberto Vojtech Fric during his expeditions to Central and South America circa 1905-1923.

The photographs depict indigenous peoples of Paraguay such as the Chamacoco (Zamuko), Evueví (Payaguá/Payagua), Enxet (Lengua), Gran Chaco, and Tomaráho (Tumraha), as well as indigenous peoples of Brazil such as the Borôro (Bororo) and the Kadiwéu (Caduveo/Cadioeos/Guaicuru). A small set of photographs also depict totem poles in Alaska.

Photographs of note include autochrome photographs (early color photographs) depicting botanical specimens and objects that Fric collected.
Arrangement:
Arranged by catalog number. 
Biographical / Historical:
Alberto Vojtech Fric (1882-1944) was a Czech botanist and ethnographer who studied plant life and indigenous peoples in Central and South America.
Separated Materials:
The Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation Records (NMAI.AC.001) also contain materials related to Alberto Vojtech Fric's work including a biography and catalog cards related to the objects he collected and donated to MAI, which are cataloged under the numbers 124844 – 125750.
Provenance:
Purchased by the Museum of the American Indian from Alberto Vojtech Fric in 1923.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archives Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Some materials in this collection may be RESTRICTED due to cultural sensitivity.
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Alberto Vojtech Fric, image #, NMAI.AC.165; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.165
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4f61c4626-dc6e-45b6-a0c1-9380de260f91
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-165

Hair plume

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Object Name:
Hair plume
Media/Materials:
Feather/feathers, wood, cordage
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Paraguay
Catalog Number:
14/648
Barcode:
140648.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62cf6b060-fca1-44e1-8920-b011dfbad489
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_151284
Online Media:

Hair plume

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Object Name:
Hair plume
Media/Materials:
Feather/feathers, wood, cordage
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Paraguay
Catalog Number:
14/649
Barcode:
140649.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a1044f0a-f51c-4b63-a41e-368c80f80c42
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_151285
Online Media:

Legband part/fragment

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Alberto Vojtech Fric, Non-Indian, 1882-1944  Search this
Previous owner:
Alberto Vojtech Fric, Non-Indian, 1882-1944  Search this
Seller:
Alberto Vojtech Fric, Non-Indian, 1882-1944  Search this
Object Name:
Legband part/fragment
Media/Materials:
Feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Wrapped, tied
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Chaco Boreal region (northern Chaco); Paraguay
Catalog Number:
12/5863
Barcode:
125863.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws688fc4969-0b75-4bde-ae97-85de92d14e8f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_135405
Online Media:

Collar

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Alberto Vojtech Fric, Non-Indian, 1882-1944  Search this
Previous owner:
Alberto Vojtech Fric, Non-Indian, 1882-1944  Search this
Seller:
Alberto Vojtech Fric, Non-Indian, 1882-1944  Search this
Object Name:
Collar
Media/Materials:
Feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Wrapped, tied
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Chaco Boreal region (northern Chaco); Paraguay
Catalog Number:
12/5864
Barcode:
125864.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6aef2c105-788f-4a8a-8752-e98f148b7c7a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_135406
Online Media:

Neck ornament

Culture/People:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)  Search this
Collector:
Alberto Vojtech Fric, Non-Indian, 1882-1944  Search this
Previous owner:
Alberto Vojtech Fric, Non-Indian, 1882-1944  Search this
Seller:
Alberto Vojtech Fric, Non-Indian, 1882-1944  Search this
Object Name:
Neck ornament
Media/Materials:
Feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Wrapped, tied
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Chaco Boreal region (northern Chaco); Paraguay
Catalog Number:
12/5865
Barcode:
125865.000
See related items:
Chamacoco (Zamuko)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62ca61505-df90-4d1f-abdc-b5335f862b0a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_135407
Online Media:

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