University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native Namepixin
Object Number: 65-10-175
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Bamboo
Palm Leaf
Length: 117cm
Width: 55cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Hard top of split bamboo rib; fronds from either side woven in simple plaiting pattern (under 2, over 2); ends worked back to form neat bottom edge. Used for women to sit; as covers; not for men.


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