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BOWL FOR PAINT
SOUTH AMERICAN ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 40.0/ 5108
Culture: WAIWAI
Country: BRITISH GUIANA
Material: GOURD, PIGMENT
Dimensions: H:6 D:5 (in CM)
Acquisition Year: 1939 [GIFT]
Donor: HOLDEN, W.H., DR.
Keywords: PAINT BOWL
Categories: CONTAINERS, EQUIPMENT
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Exhibition History:
BODY ART: MARKS OF IDENTITY. AMNH, NEW YORK, NY. November 1999 - May 2000
Exhibition Label: Container. Gourd. Waiwai (Brazil). 20th century. This container is used to hold oil, to be mixed with urucú powder to make red paint.


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