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Headpiece made of tucum fibers (type of palm tree) and olho de cabra (a red seed). The headpiece is traditionally used during ceremonies by the male members of the Parakana Tribe of Xingu, Para, Brazil. The tribe has an estimated population of around 900 members and lives in the margins of Tocantins and Xingu Rivers. Purchased in Brazil in the late 1990s.
About the Seller
A native of Brazil, acclaimed San Francisco-based interior designer Antonio Martins has an uncommon global vision. He started his career in Switzerland, where he acquired an appreciation for European design. From Switzerland he moved to Venice, to Frankfurt, then to Hong Kong in the early 1990s for 11 years, where he became immersed in Asian arts and cultures, from Chinese furniture to Shan sculpture from Thailand to Indonesian textiles.
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