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Deer Antler

Native NameChaxu Xau
Object Number:65-10-65
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Deer Antler
Length: 10.5 cm
Width: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Antler with base and part of root intact. Used in weaving to hold weft threads in place and to stretch warp, in hammock making only.

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