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Native Name:
Maibake
Object Number:
65-10-132
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cashinahua
Provenience:
Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area:
Amazonia
Section:
American
Materials:
Ceramic
Pigment
Fiber
Resin (material)
Iconography:
Male figure
Description:
Pottery, tan-grey; red and black rectilinear designs; short, bowed legs, 4 toes on each foot (some broken); bark-cloth waistband with 3 knotted ties at front; large, flat outstretched arms, 4 fingers; short neck, slightly hunched shoulders; wears necklace of black beads on pink cord; sloping forehead, large ears, eyes bits of shell and wax, nose 'beaked' with 1 red and 1 red and blue parrot feather in it (may have had another); male, large anus and genitals; will not stand. Use: toy for girls; made from left over clay.
Height:
21.7cm
Width:
7cm
Thickness:
5.9cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger

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