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Native NameMaiti
Object Number:65-10-9
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Feather
Cord
Length: 14 cm
Thickness: 1 cm
Outside Diameter:19.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Like 65-10-8; long feathers mottled brown and white hawk feathersl plain portion wrapped with whtie cord; thread goes through quills of large feathers, just above short feathers. Used in fertility rites.

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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