Peleacon Bark Cloth Mask


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Artifact Identification Peleacon Bark Cloth Mask   (2000.01.0157)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1970
Culture Tukuna, Ticuna, Maguta

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 47.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 36.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 31.1 cm
Weight N/A
Measuring Remarks Length is from top to bottom. Width including the ears. Smaller width is at the bottom. Weight is waived. - CRK Department of Anthropology, Bolian, Charles E., 3/31/1971: 49 x 30 cm.
Materials Textile--Bark, Glass, Plant--Wood, Pigment, Metal--Tin
Manufacturing Processes Painting, Cutting--Glass, Cutting, Sewing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

"Masquerades and Demons" Catalogue #40: Bark-cloth mask, made for girl's puberty ceremony. Bark cloth, untwisted chambira, cedro wood, eyes, attached with brea, teeth from tin can. Bark cloth white; face, achiote red, safroa yellow, chontaduro green on bark cloth. Mari Acu, Brazil; 49 x 30 cm. 21731.

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Masquerades and Demons, Tukuna Bark-Cloth Paintings, Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavillion, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Artifact History

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

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