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

Description

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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Reina, Ruben E., and Kensinger, Kenneth M. 1991. The Gift of Birds: Featherwork of Native South American Peoples.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. xx, fig. I.1View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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