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Object Number:47-4-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nambicuara
Provenience: Brazil
Roosevelt River Headwaters
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Cane (plant)
Bark
Feather
Fiber
Length: 142.24 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Willard R. Elton, 1947

Description

Cane shaft, wrapped at distal end with bark strip; two feathers, white and changeable blue, bound on with orange and yellow fibre string. Foreshaft of hard wood wrapped with white cotton string; split bamboo blade.


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