Makhavka or flapper
Image by Musée départmental de Solutré
Made from goose wings tied to the end of a stick, flappers were used to make a converging passageway, or "fence" for collective hunting of wild reindeer .


Yenisei region, Turukhansk District, 19021904.

Wood, goose feathers, suede.

Length 72 cm.

Coll. No. 729-72.

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