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Spear

Native NameHaxi
Object Number:65-10-165
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Palm Bark
Feathers
Cord
Length: 118 cm
Width: 3.3 cm
Thickness: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Carved palm bark smoothed on one side; long narrow handle wrapped at either end with wide bands of pink, white and black cord; both ends have small red, blue and green parrot feathers stuck into cord; handle flares to barbed blade; part of hand and blade painted red. Used like 65-10-164.

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