From: Peru | Rio Curanja

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Maiti
Object Number 65-10-1B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cashinahua
Provenience Peru | Rio Curanja
Culture Area Amazonia
Section American
Materials Wood | Feather | Cotton

Part of Dance outfit: Two frames, 1 covered with white and blue cotton to which is attached show row of black paujil (wild turkey) feathers and yellow clipped parrot feathers, row of long white feathers; other frame supports upright red, blue and yellow feathers with cord bound ends; on narrow ends are notched brown and white paujil feathers attached with wax; also upright are whtie filmy feathers from breast of harpy eagle and white king vulture attached to pieces of palm bark with cord bound ends; frame covered with black and red squirrel fur and bound with white cord.

Length 57 cm
Thickness 2 cm
Outside Diameter 20 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

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