Stick carried by Ch'unchu dancers in the Qoyllu Rit’i ceremony

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Culture/People
Quechua
Previous owner
Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez, Quechua
Donor
Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez, Quechua
Object Name
Stick carried by Ch'unchu dancers in the Qoyllu Rit’i ceremony
Media/Materials
Palm wood (Chonta palm)
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
98.5 x 3.5 x 1.4 cm
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Pisac; Calca Province; Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru
Date created
circa 1990
Collection History
Formerly owned by Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez (Quechua), director of Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco; donated to NMAI by Nilda Callañaupa in 2003.
Catalog Number
26/2592
Barcode
262592.000
See related items
Quechua
Ceremonial/Ritual items
On View
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Quechua
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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