Peleacon Bark Cloth Costume


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Artifact Identification Peleacon Bark Cloth Costume   (2000.01.0153)
Communication Artifacts : Personal Symbols : Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location America, South, Brazil, Mari Açu, Mari Acu
Period/Date 1970
Culture Tukuna, Ticuna, Maguta

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 126.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 93.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.2 cm
Weight N/A
Measuring Remarks Measurements approximate due to condition and not being able to flatten. Weight is waived- CRK Department of Anthropology, Bolian, Charles E., 5/1/1971: 88 x 124 cm.
Materials Textile--Bark, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Painting, Papermaking
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

Bark-cloth painting. Fragments of untwisted chambira fiber on seams, hook form on front with eyeholes, moon on back, geometric forms on both sides, made for girl's puberty ceremony. Bark cloth white; achiote red, safroa yellow, chontaduro green, genipa black. Mari Acu, Brazil; 88 x 124 cm. 21775. "Masquerades and Demons"

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Masquerades and Demons: Tukuna Bark-Cloth Painting. Krannert Art Museum Exhibition Catalogue. Champaign: University of Illinois, 1992. Catalogue Number 27. Page 60.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Transfer from Department of Anthropology, UIUC
Reproduction N/A
Reproduction Information N/A

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