Fire Fan


From: Peru | Rio Curanja

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Payati
Object Number 65-10-16
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cashinahua
Provenience Peru | Rio Curanja
Culture Area Amazonia
Section American
Materials Feather | Cord | Wood

Large black feathers, some clipped at top; lashed together at base with some waxed and some plain cord; held together part way up by a stick passed through center of feathers; somewhat similar to 65-10-19. Used in connection with iniation rites.

Length 30.2 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Width 24 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Credit Line Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

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