FMNH 288270.nosub[1]

  • 288270: Tapa Masquerade Costume, Mask
    Photographer: Ron Testa : Field Museum of Natural History
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Mask part of Tapa Masquerade costume, painted bark cloth; face and ears of mask stiffened with bent cane; fringe of shredded bark. fiber, reed, paint. Tikuna make masks such as these for wear at girls' puberty ceremonies. A bat and a snake image appear on the front
  • 288270: Tapa Masquerade Costume, Mask
    Photographer: Ron Testa : Field Museum of Natural History
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Mask and cylindrical body covering of painted bark cloth; face and ears of mask stiffened with bent cane; fringe of shredded bark. fiber, reed, paint. Back of Tapa Masquerade Costume, Tikuna make masks such as these for wear at girls' puberty ceremonies. Animal image.
  • 288270: Costume and Mask
    Photographer: Ron Testa : Field Museum of Natural History
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Mask and cylindrical body covering of painted bark cloth; face and ears of mask stiffened with bent cane; fringe of shredded bark. fiber, reed, paint. Front of Tapa Masquerade costume, Tikuna make masks such as these for wear at girls' puberty ceremonies. A bat and a snake image appear on the front
Catalog Number: 288270.nosub[1]
Description: mask
Materials: bark cloth, fiber, reed, paint
Cultural Attribution: Tukuna
Locality: South America, Brazil, Amazonas
Accession Number: [3317] Van Zelst, Theodore and Louann (Gift)
Accession Year: 1976
Other Numbers: VZ - 5372
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Province/State: Amazonas
Collector/Source: Van Zelst, Theodore and Louann, Fundacao Nacional do Indio - Rio de Janeiro
IRN: 1198169
GUID: 92c480f5-9272-450e-a6b3-6ebfec9b9350