University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameMaiti
Object Number: 65-10-14
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Feather
Length: 18.5cm
Thickness: 1.2cm
Outside Diameter:18.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Like 65-10-13; blue-purple macaw wing feathers instead of white; cotton is white and red. Used in fertility rites.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition

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