Ornaments (3) - Plant fibre, Wood - Colombia

Description
Ornaments (3) - Plant fibre, Wood - Colombia
2nd half 20th century - Good

Lot of 2 Initiation Outfits and a Tikuna Doll
Vegetable fibres, including Chambira palm.
The largest outfit presents the drawing of a Jaguar and a Bird, it is still used nowadays within initiation rites regarding the fecundity of young women.
The set was collected in situ in 2014 in the Peruvian and Colombian Amazon.
As appendix there is the catalogue of the ethnographic museum of Laeticia (Colombia).
Town located near Fronteras.
It is the start point for journeys on the Amazon River.

The catalogue is not included in the sale.

Lot details
Total nr of items
3
Object
Ornaments
Region/ country
Colombia
Material
Plant fibre, Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
50×150×20 cm
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