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Native Name:
Teuti
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
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.
Length:
80cm
Width:
2.4cm
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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