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Deer Antler

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


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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