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Earring

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Native Name:
Pauti
Object Number:
65-10-93
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cashinahua
Provenience:
Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area:
Amazonia
Section:
American
Materials:
Feather
Cord
Grass
Description:
Long red and blue feathers; end bound with black waxed, pink cord and razor grass to slender piece of palm bark; small red and yellow feathers at cord top; 2 bright yellow feathers attached with wax to end of long feathers. Worn by men in fertility rites.
Length:
62cm
Outside Diamater:
0.3cm
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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