From: Peru | Rio Curanja

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Maiti
Object Number 65-10-15
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cashinahua
Provenience Peru | Rio Curanja
Culture Area Amazonia
Section American
Materials Vines | Feathers | Grass | Cord

Three vine frames covered with black waxed cord, soft black trumpeter feathers attached; multicolored parrot feathers attached to above; 2 long harpy eagle feathers upright from frame back, notched; quill pushed through arrowcane wrapped with black and whtie cord and razor grass; red (achiote) geometrical designs painted on whtie areas, small parrot feathers at top of lashing. Used in fertility rights.

Length 47 cm
Thickness 1.4 cm
Outside Diameter 18.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

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