Deer Antler


From: Peru | Rio Curanja

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Chaxu Xau
Object Number 65-10-65
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cashinahua
Provenience Peru | Rio Curanja
Culture Area Amazonia
Section American
Materials Deer Antler

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.

Length 10.5 cm
Width 2.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

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