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Native Name:
Maiti
Object Number:
65-10-7
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cashinahua
Provenience:
Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area:
Amazonia
Section:
American
Materials:
Palm Leaf
Cloth
Feather
Description:
Palm leaf rib frame, 2/3 of circumference covered with pink and white cloth with attached black trumpeter bird feathers and one white feather; rest of frame wrapped with whtie cord; incomplete. Used in fertility rites.
Height:
8cm
Thickness:
1.3cm
Outside Diamater:
18cm
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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