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Necklace

Native NameTeuti
Object Number:65-10-20
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Matsi Seed
Job's Tears Seed
Alligator Tooth
Animal Tooth
Length: 44 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Double strand of black matsi seeds, some shriveled up, and a few Job;s tears strung lengthwise; two medium sized peccary and 3 large alligator teeth at intervals as spacers. Used by men in ceremonials with full dress.

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