University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NamePauti
Object Number: 65-10-93
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Length: 62cm
Outside Diameter:0.3cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965


Long red and blue feathers; end bound with black waxed, pink cord and razor grass to slender piece of palm bark; small red and yellow feathers at cord top; 2 bright yellow feathers attached with wax to end of long feathers. Worn by men in fertility rites.

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

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