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53898
 

Outfit Part

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Native Name:
Maiti
Object Number:
65-10-1B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cashinahua
Provenience:
Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area:
Amazonia
Section:
American
Materials:
Wood
Feather
Cotton
Description:
Part of Dance outfit: Two frames, 1 covered with white and blue cotton to which is attached show row of black paujil (wild turkey) feathers and yellow clipped parrot feathers, row of long white feathers; other frame supports upright red, blue and yellow feathers with cord bound ends; on narrow ends are notched brown and white paujil feathers attached with wax; also upright are whtie filmy feathers from breast of harpy eagle and white king vulture attached to pieces of palm bark with cord bound ends; frame covered with black and red squirrel fur and bound with white cord.
Length:
57cm
Thickness:
2cm
Outside Diamater:
20cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994)
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