University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 32391
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: Found at R in town
Section:American
Materials:Parrot Feather
Fiber
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number1792G - Field No SF

Description

Of parrot feathers. The quill of each attached by means of an over plaiting of fiber the whole (cords) bound in flat triangular shape and attached to two rope like cords made by rolling loosely woven (gauze) fabric upon itself


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition

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