From: Peru | Rio Curanja

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Mebiti
Object Number 65-10-23A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cashinahua
Provenience Peru | Rio Curanja
Culture Area Amazonia
Section American
Materials Cord | Porcupine Quills

White-yellow porcupine quills with brown tips, a few all brown; two holes through diameter of each is passed, holding them side to side; two cords brought together at ends and joined to make ties. Worn by men for ceremonials and dress-ups.

Length 19 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

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