University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameTeuti
Object Number: 65-10-32
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Monkey Teeth
Seeds
Length: 57cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Three strands; 2 small monkey teeth alternate with 2 small, slightly flat black seeds with some minor variation in order; teeth pierced through center. 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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