- Museum number
Plaited palm-leaf "bat straw" (amulet).
- Curator's comments
From acquisition "bat-straw". According to E.Carmichael "These are usually protective amulets (and may sometimes be toys, especially when from Mexico); 'bat-straw' is probably an idiosyncratic term." (AMD,5/1993).
See also Am1909,-.170
See also Am1956,08.35-38
Palm-leaf plaited "bat straw".
1-49 & 154 [Am1956,08.1-49 &154]: Cherente Indians, Brazil. Central Brazil, N. Goias, between Río Tocantins and Río do Sono. Linguistic family, Gê.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number