Two wooden ear plugs(?), large pin-type samples wi

Made:
1800-1900
SMG00167578

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Two wooden ear plugs(?), large pin-type samples with purple feathers stuck to ends, Peruvian, 1800-1900

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A11573
Materials:
feathers and wood
type:
ear-distender
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • ear ornament
credit:
Sothebys