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Kero

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Native Name:
Quero
Object Number:
43531
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Peru
Culture Area:
Andean
Period:
Colonial Period
Section:
American
Materials:
Wood
Lacquer
Pigment
Iconography:
Chicha
Corn Beer
Human
Flower
Fan
Description:
Laquered kero with flat base and flared sides. Laquered scenes with Inca, hunched back servant, flowers, shade fan. Laquering = pigment added to maliable resin from a semi-domesticated plant from the Amazon. The resin is stretched thin and cut into desired shapes and then pasted onto the object. A clear laquer is applied over all of the cut work.
Credit Line:
Gift of Randolph Clay

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Magnificent Objects (06 May 2004 - Mar 2005)
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44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001)
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