• Culture/People:

    Totonac

  • Object name:

    Belt for Dance of the Ormegas

  • Date created:

    circa 1980

  • Place:

    Veracruz State; Mexico (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, plywood, horsehair, brass tacks/bosses, glass eyes, commercially tanned leather, commercial leather thong, metal nails, gesso, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, jointed, nailed, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of designer and entrepreneur Vera Neumann (1907-1993); donated to NMAI by Vera Neumann in 1989.

  • Dimensions:

    47 x 33.5 x 15 cm

  • Catalog number:

    25/3163

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