Bark apron from Medicine man's outfit

Made:
1881-1925 in Brazil
maker:
Kana people

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Bark apron from Medicine man's outfit, consisting of consisting of bark apron and leg bands decorated with painted design and applied nuts, bones, teeth and feathers, made by Kana Indians of North West Brazil, South America, 1881-1925 (see note).

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Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A175421/1
Materials:
barkcloth, bone, feather, nut, seed, teeth, thread (unspecified)
type:
object
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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