Carved wood spear; both ends have been carved into a point; at one end is some basket weaving detailing in both dark and light palms; there are two rows of feathers which have been attached to extend outward; below this are two sets of dangling feathers that are attached to the wood shaft with string.
From the Xikrin Kayapo; labeled as "Ky-087"
|Collection||Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection|
|Collector||Francis L. Black|
|Material||wood, feather, string|
|Dimensions||W-3 L-198.9 cm|
|Condition Notes||There is a piece of adhesive tape on the wood shaft; attempting to pull the tape off results in leaving the adhesive behind on the wood|
|Cataloged by||Jessie Cohen|
|Collector Description||Palm wood, feathers decorating, wood tip, 78"|
|OCM Categories||220, 224, 411, 237|