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txamatxama, Katxuyana, feather headdress, adornment, amazon, brazil, moesgaard museum, de etnografiske samlinger, ethnography, collections, museum, aarhus, denmark

Txamatxama feather adornment

The txamatxama at Moesgård Museum, EA41-0026. Photo Astrid Kieffer-Døssing, 2015.   Join us as guest blogger Astrid Kieffer-Døssing, who holds an MA in Sustainable Heritage Management from Aarhus University, tells us about the marvellous txamatxama feather adornment of the Katxuyana. A braided base and three […]

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moesgaard museum, de etnografiske samlinger, ethnography, collections, museum, aarhus, denmark, mexico

In Other Shoes – Mexican Sandals

“Mexican sandals. Given to me on February 22nd 1958 by professor F. Bonet, Mexico D.F. The Spanish-Mexican name for sandals is “huaranches”. The soles are made of leather and the rest are straps, braided in a particular way. On the left sandal there is an […]

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