• Culture/People:

    Matís (Matis)

  • Object name:

    Quiver for blowgun darts with container for materials

  • Date created:

    1990-1998

  • Place:

    Rio Javari valley; Amazonas State, North Region; Brazil

  • Media/Materials:

    Vegetal Fiber, bamboo, kapok (ceiba fiber)

  • Techniques:

    Carved, looped, wrapped

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    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.

  • Dimensions:

    67 x 6 x 15 cm

  • Catalog number:

    25/4992

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