Shrunken head with long hair, decorated with feath

Made:
before 1928 in Ecuador

Shrunken head with long hair, decorated with feathers, by Jivaro tribe, Ecuador

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A63428
Materials:
beads, glass, feather, human hair, human skin and thread, texile
Measurements:
head only: 118 mm x 83 mm x 108 mm,
type:
shrunken heads
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust