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Fish Arrow

Native NameChada
Object Number:65-10-145B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Cane (plant)
Wood
Cotton
Length: 163 cm
Width: 2.6 cm
Outside Diameter:1.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Same as a, light colored cana de flechas type cane; some cord wrapping missing; yellow razor grass used with cord; red and black stripes across bark; pink cord woven through three prongs near base. Use is similar.

Confusing note: Cane used is cana brava type; not as good as cana de fleches type used in 65-10-145a.

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