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Bracelet

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Native Name:
Mebiti
Object Number:
65-10-23B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cashinahua
Provenience:
Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area:
Amazonia
Section:
American
Materials:
Cord
Porcupine Quills
Description:
White-yellow porcupine quills with brown tips, a few all brown; two holes through diameter of each is passed, holding them side to side; two cords brought together at ends and joined to make ties. Worn by men for ceremonials and dress-ups.
Length:
18.5cm
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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