Record Detail

EBC 65600

65600

Specimen Notes:
  • Label Source: Guayacu or stout cotton cloth woven by the Piaroa Indians on the Orinoco and worn by them and the Maquitares. It is 5 or 6 feet long by about 20 inches wide and has a tassel at each corner. It is worn between the thighs secured by a string passing round the loins, and the free portion either hangs down behind or is passed up the back and over the left shoulder.
  • Record posted on March 27, 2009 and last updated March 27, 2009