University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameTeuti
Object Number: 65-10-31
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Animal Teeth
Job's Tears
Length: 80cm
Width: 2.4cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

7 strands, 5 plain Job's tears, 2 Job's tears and varied teeth-13 in number, 2 large alligator teeth, 6 medium and 5 small feline teeth; strands tied at ends with twisted pink cotton cords. Used in full dress.


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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