FMNH 288240.B

  • 288240: Pair of earrings (nambi-putir
    Photographer: Ron Testa : Field Museum of Natural History
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Pair of earrings (nambi-putir or nambi-pora) consisting of a bifacial mosaic of small feathers glued to two larger feathers. Rectangular with rounded tops and projections at the lower corners. Main color is blue with purple tops. One has a red rectangle in the center. Red and purple rectangles. Fastened by fiber cord. Made for everyday wear by both sexes.
Catalog Number: 288240.B
Description: ear ornament
Materials: feather, fiber string, glue
Cultural Attribution: Urubu
Locality: South America, Brazil, ParĂ¡, Belem
Accession Number: [3317] Van Zelst, Theodore and Louann (Gift)
Accession Year: 1976
Other Numbers: 5363
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Province/State: ParĂ¡
City/Town: Belem
Collector/Source: Van Zelst, Theodore and Louann, Fundacao Nacional do Indio - Rio de Janeiro
IRN: 1400291
GUID: d5c8be74-f02c-4866-bf5a-5d2e659fe038