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Native Name:
Teuti
Object Number:
65-10-24
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cashinahua
Provenience:
Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area:
Amazonia
Section:
American
Materials:
Job's Tears
Bone
Description:
Two or three grey Job's tears alternate with two or three sections of frog leg bones; long series of Job's tears at end of one strand; two strands. Worn by men for ceremonials and dress-up; frog leg bones thought to bring strength to legs of wearer.
Length:
69cm
Depth:
0.2cm
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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