Toy in the form of a turtle

Description
This small toy is in the shape of a turtle and comes from South America. It is made from twisted and woven plant material in two contrasting colours. Similar methods would have been used to make baskets.
Accession Loan No.
105/2003/12
Collection Class
Toys dolls and games
Common Name
toy in the form of a turtle
Simple Name
toy
Full Name
child’s toy
Dimensions
Whole length 135 mm; Whole W 53 mm; Whole H 23 mm
Cultural Group
Kuikuru
Production County
Amazon Forest
Production Country
Brazil
Production Area Region
South America
Production Continent
Latin America and the Caribbean
Family Group

Material
fibre (buriti palm)
Function Name
toy
Collection Area Region
S
Collection Continent
America

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