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Catalog Number Ky-155
Object Name Armband
Description Two armbands with feathers; armbands are constructed with tightly wound string; feathers have been tied to string and then secured to the armband.
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Collector Francis L. Black
Culture Kayapo
Date 1972
Material feather, string
Condition Good
Condition Notes Armbands are dirty and discolored
Catalog date 2011-08-26
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description Narrow band, blue and yellow, sting amongst feathers
OCM Categories 292, 237