Mask for girl's puberty ceremony
Borders of Brazil, Colombia, Peru; Brazil, Colombia, Peru (inferred)
Bark cloth, wood, grass, paint
Carved, painted, tied
Formerly in the collection of the Amanaka'a Amazon Network (New York City), a nonprofit environmental education organization that assisted indigenous Amazonian communities in protecting their environments and maintaining traditional, sustainable technologies; donated to NMAI in 1998.
150 x 28.5 x 9 cm
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