Fish Arrow


From: Peru | Rio Curanja

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Chada
Object Number 65-10-145B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cashinahua
Provenience Peru | Rio Curanja
Culture Area Amazonia
Section American
Materials Cane (plant) | Wood | Cotton

Same as a, light colored cana de flechas type cane; some cord wrapping missing; yellow razor grass used with cord; red and black stripes across bark; pink cord woven through three prongs near base. Use is similar.

Confusing note: Cane used is cana brava type; not as good as cana de fleches type used in 65-10-145a.

Length 163 cm
Width 2.6 cm
Outside Diameter 1.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

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