Seri Blue

Statement of Responsibility:
Moser, Mary B
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Date:
1964
Part Of Series:
Kiva, 30(2)
Extent:
pages 27-32
Abstract:
The blue which the Seri Indians of Sonora, Mexico, use in face painting is not the mineral dumortierite, as previously believed, but is a prepared pigment. This paper is a description of the process in which three elements are combined to produce this pigment.
Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Mexico
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Subject:
Ethnography
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Entry Number:
700