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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

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Native Name:
Bu Ati
Object Number:
65-10-37
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cashinahua
Provenience:
Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area:
Amazonia
Section:
American
Materials:
Wood
Cord
Bone
Resin (material)
Description:
Partially rounded pieces of wood make teeth, bound together by alternating rows of waxed black cord and whtie cord; handle made of 4 long teeth similarly bound; teeth uneven, longer ones outside, shorted ones near handle; ends covered with wax (cf. 65-10-56); split reed bound to teeth between rows of cord; small red, white, yellow feathers at handle end and ends of reed. Women's comb.
Length:
19.3cm
Width:
12.2cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger

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