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Native Name:
Maiti
Object Number:
65-10-4
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cashinahua
Provenience:
Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area:
Amazonia
Section:
American
Materials:
Bamboo
Feather
Wax Cord
Description:
Strip of bamboo painted with red achiote and black paint, lapped and tied with white cord and black waxed cord; three large macaw feathers, front blue, yellow back tied in overlap; quill bases wrapped in black waxed cords, small white parrot feathers attached; black and white notched paujil (wild turkey) feathers at tips of two. Worn by men in fertility rites.
Length:
60cm
Width:
8.3cm
Outside Diamater:
18.2cm
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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