University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameTaranuna
Object Number:96-1-379
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pume
Yaruro
Provenience: Venezuela
Doro Ana
Culture Area: Circum-Caribbean
Maker: Pancho Mena
Juana Trina
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Moriche Palm Leaf
Scrap Cloth
Curagua Thread
Resin (material)
commercial cotton thread
Nylon
Length: 40.5 cm
Width: 35.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Russell D. Greaves, 1996
Other Number:1990-39 - Field No SF

Description

Twill woven moriche palm leaf cap covered with commercial nylon. Wooden facsimile of a stork bill attached to top a cap by moriche palm leaf holder.


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