Utensils of the Indians. The utensils of the different tribes are collected in proportional size, mainly collected during the journey through the Amazon River:
Lasso and hammers
I) Crazy clay of the Indians of Nogueira, descendants of the Jumas, in the province of Rio Negro. A crazy and coarse painting, little clear; diameter of 11 inches. 3) 4) The two that are on top: Clay earthen of the meek Indians in Cameta, which is distinguished by the finest washing, the best painting, and gold.
II) Fig. 4. Smaller canister, identical to those used in Para as Manteigueiras. Diameter of fig. 3 = 1 foot; On the same proportion (* ). 5) 6) 9) Gourds, painted black, with white ornaments carved by the inhabitants of Flores Island. (Near the coast, south of the Bay of All Saints). Diameter of fig. 9 = 8 inches. 7) It is made of varnished wood, manufactured by the Indians in the Mainas forest.
8) Sculpted head, Mauhes. 10) Net made of palm fiber, with cotton weave; of the Tecunas. Size without ropes, six feet. 11) Instrument of the Miranhas to grate manioc; instead of the iron teeth, we can see the teeth of the dead enemy, attached in the wood. Length 2 ½ feet 12) Ball of fine fiber of palm, half a foot long. 13) Rock a foot long. 14) Baker's baler woven with fiber palm tree; work of the Miranhas. 15) 16) Fabrics of cotton, listed in white and red, of Camacas; bag of six inches long, where they bring their precious things and bag of hunter, this one is 2 feet long. 17 ) 19) 20) Rolls of palm fiber, several cords and a cable made by Miranhas. 18) Two combs, five inches wide, from the Juris. 21) Safflower sauces; utensil of the Passes. 22) Tipiti (barrel-press) to squeeze cassava, locked in the basket shape, with flexible branches. The grated root of salt, then squeezed to remove the juice, attaching a weight to bottom; has rolls of palm fiber, several cords and a cable made by Miranhas. 18) Two combs, five inches wide, from the Juris. 21) Safflower sauces; utensil of the Passes. 22) Tipiti (barrel-press) to squeeze cassava, locked in the basket shape, with flexible branches. The grated root of cassava, squeezed to remove the juice, by attaching a weight.
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