University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameChidin Tadi
Object Number: 65-10-1C
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Feather
Length: 134cm
Width: 23cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Feather train for dance outfit. Eight to ten brown and white harpy eagle feathers attached to wooden bars; quills split, wrapped around bar and tied with black waxed cord; seven bars tied together by cord at each end (tied c. 16 cm apart); end bar has 17 beige and black hawk feathers.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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