University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:SA773
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Apalaii
Provenience: Guyana
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Cane (plant)
Plant Fiber
Feather
Gum
Resin (material)
Insect
Length: 121.92 cm
Credit Line:Amazonian Expedition, William C. Farabee, 1916

Description

Jaguar wasp frame. Ceremonial object, outlined with feathers, canter to hold wasps for initiation.


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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