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Needle

Native NameXumux
Object Number:65-10-61C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Bone
Length: 15.3 cm
Outside Diameter:0.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Capuchin moneky radius bone; 5 partially hollowed, carefully smoothed and finished, taper to sharp point. Used for sewing.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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