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Native NameAwayo
Object Number:82-16-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Aymara
Provenience: Bolivia
Culture Area: Andean
Date Made: late 19th century
Early Date: 1875
Late Date: 1900
Section:American
Materials:Natural Dye
Credit Line:Gift of Charles Frank, 1982

Description

Figure of an Indian chief holding a shield and tomahawk. Black jet for the pants, trimmed with coral and shell ending in a stamped silver design. The shield consists of shell, turquoise and mosaic inlay. Tomahawk is of coral. Made by Leo Pablano. Figure has attached stand on back.

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