University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameMaibake
Object Number: 65-10-133
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Fiber
Pigment
Seed
Height: 23.2cm
Width: 15.1cm
Thickness: 7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Like 65-10-132 but female; thick feet with 4 toes; small, separately attached breasts; arms stiffly held from body; 3-4 fingers (some broken); head thick, squat; mouth large and open; nose has one Job's tear on a string; ears on top of head; earrings of black matsi seed on red cord with conical pieces of shell at bottom (2 strands in each) straight woven cotton skirt painted yellow-brown sewn with pink cord; genitals and anus oversize.


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