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Catalog Number Ky-167
Object Name Ornament, Ear
Description Wood stick with string and red fabric wrapped around the center of stick; light colored tissue paper is wrapped around the stick; black, green, and red feathers are protruding from the tissue paper.
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Collector Francis L. Black
Culture Kayapo
Date 1972
Material Wood, fabric, string, tissue paper, feather
Dimensions L-32 cm
Condition Good
Catalog date 2011-08-31
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description Single stick, red green and black feather protruding
OCM Categories 301, 237