From: Peru | Rio Curanja

Curatorial Section: American

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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

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.

Length 86 cm
Width 2.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

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