From: Peru | Rio Curanja

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Maiti
Object Number 65-10-7
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cashinahua
Provenience Peru | Rio Curanja
Culture Area Amazonia
Section American
Materials Palm Leaf | Cloth | Feather

Palm leaf rib frame, 2/3 of circumference covered with pink and white cloth with attached black trumpeter bird feathers and one white feather; rest of frame wrapped with whtie cord; incomplete. Used in fertility rites. Maker: Xiku

Height 8 cm
Thickness 1.3 cm
Outside Diameter 18 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

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