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Catalog Number Ky-166
Object Name Head Piece
Description Multiple pieces of grass (all the same length) tied together in the center with two pieces of string; twisted grass that has been tied into the grass strands forms the piece that would go around the head.
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Culture Kayapo
Date 1972-76
Material grass, string
Dimensions L-20.8 cm
Dimension Details Length is of grass strands
Condition Good
Catalog date 2011-09-02
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description As above
OCM Categories 292