Tawasap, Braid

2001.05.0063B

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Artifact Identification Tawasap, Braid   (2001.05.0063B)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Adornment
  4. :
  5. Hair Adornments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1900 - 1976
Culture Achuar
Location On Exhibitin the South America exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 48.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 5.1 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 17 g
Measuring Remarks Diameter roughly derived from feathered portion.
Materials Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton, Plant--Wood, Animal, Animal--Feather
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Cutting, Wrapping
Munsell Color Information Black (N 0.75/ 0.9% R) -Black hair. Vivid Red (7.5R 3/12) -Red feathers. Vivid Yellow (2.5Y 8/16) -Tips of yellow feathers.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Norman E. and Dorothea Scott Whitten, Gift 2008
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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