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Native NameManta
Object Number:46-24-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Rukana
Provenience: Peru
Condesuya District
Arequipa
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Feathers
Length: 67.5 cm
Width: 197 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Roland Terry, 1946

Description

Feather cloth. Entirely covered with small overlapping feathers, arranged two broad stripes of two blocks each: the upper, gold, turquiose, gold; the lower, turquoise, gold turquoise; the middle section in each stripe being shorter. The feathers are sewn to a foundation of cream rep. A heading srip of bowen cotton cloth 4 cm. wide has a plaited tie cord attached to each end.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
South American Gallery (1955 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

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