University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameTeuti
Object Number: 65-10-30
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Seeds
Length: 78cm
Width: 1.1cm
Thickness: 0.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Four strands red and black seeds, roughly elliptical, bright red with black area in middle; pierced through bead width. Used in full dress.


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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