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Outfit Part

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Native Name:
Xexiti
Object Number:
65-10-1D
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cashinahua
Provenience:
Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area:
Amazonia
Section:
American
Materials:
Cotton
Shell
Description:
Cotton and shell ankle rattle, part of dance outfit: Tightly woven white cotton band, pink stripe near each edge; pieces of fresh water clam and snail shells attached loosely by cord to band; also several shotgun shells; ties on both sides for fastening to ankle. Used in Headman's dance.
Length:
33.6cm
Width:
6cm
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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