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Whip

Object Number:65-10-173
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Vine
Tapir Hide
Cord
Length: 86 cm
Width: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Handle of flexible vine, rough and uneven; roughly cut tapir hide piece lashed to handle with black and pink cord. Used as wife beater; used infrequently and not owned by everyone.

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