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Native NamePeitiniamu
Object Number:89-1-12A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Northern Kayapo
Txukahamai
Provenience: Brazil
Matto Grosso
Upper Xingu River
Culture Area: Amazonia
Date Made: 1980
Early Date: 1980
Late Date: 1980
Section:American
Materials:Feather
Cotton
Credit Line:Purchased from Michael Bernstein, 1989
Other Number:MB9-A - Other Number

Description

Yellow oropendula (Psarcolius sp.) tail feathers and scarlet macaw feathers tied to a cotton band (A) suspended in a bent buriti fiber bow frame (B).

Bibliography:

[Book] Reina, Ruben E., and Kensinger, Kenneth M. 1991. The Gift of Birds: Featherwork of Native South American Peoples.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 88, fig. 7.6View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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