Jean Jackson and Maria Tamayo and daughter Berta in manioc field
Jean Jackson and María Tamayo and daughter Berta in manioc field. María has a basket for carrying tubers (made by Makú Indians) and a tump line. Jean has annato face paint and a "momoro" ("butterfly") necklace made of beads and hammered coins. 1969, Púmanaka buro, Boa River, Papurí River basin,Vaupés, Colombia
Type of WorkImage
Horticulture, Jewelry, Body marking, Crafts (art genres), Tucanoan Indians, Face painting, Women's work
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