Straight wooden stick attached to convex side of nacreous clam shell with wax; on concave side two black circles, one within the other. Worn by men in fertility rites. Few men today can wear them due to the necessary size of hole in ear.
Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994)
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