- Museum number
Wooden head piece. The wood is probably of the 'Yarumo'-type ('Secropia') and is light. Decorated with a design work in red ('urucu'), black (charcoal) and yellow and white river-clays. Joined to B (Am1962,01.116b) and C (Am1962,01.116c) by a string which is placed so as to hang them on either side.
Length: 16 inches
- Curator's comments
- Register 1962:
Wooden head piece. Probably wood is of YARUMO type (SECROPIA) and is light. Design work in red (bisca?), black (charcoal) and yellow and white (river-clay).
Manipoca, the butterfly. Piece A [Am1962,01.116a] rests on top of the head and is joined to B [Am1962,01.116b] and C [Am1962,01.116c] by string which is placed so as to hang them on either side of A [Am1962,01.116a], on either side of the head with the longest side at the bottom. (Y4a), YAKUNA.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number