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Shoulder Strap

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Native NameChacana
Object Number:87-10-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Aymara
Provenience: Bolivia
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Cane (plant)
Feather
Credit Line:Purchased from Gale Hoskins, 1987

Description

Feathered shoulder strap (chacana). Predominantly red and yellow feathers on 39 wood or cane sections. Feathers from Blue-and-yellow Macaw, Scarlet Macaw, Cotinga, Tanager, Amazon Parrot, and Trogon or Quetzal.

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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