|Peru | Rio Curanja
|Cotton | Feather
Vine frame completely covered with white and orange cotton. Rows of clipped multicolored parrot feathers attached to 5/6 frame. Long, blue and purple feathers attached to string by folding quills over and lashing them with black waxed cord, which is tied to cotton in spots. Plain frame beneath the feathers to support them. White thread attaches white feathers to each other along the frame. Used in fertility rites. Feathers from Blue-and-yellow Macaw, Scarlet Macaw, and Toucan. Like 65-10-13.
|Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965
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