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Headdress

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Native Name:
Aheto
Object Number:
89-1-3A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Karaja
Provenience:
Brazil
Goias
Araguaia River
Culture Area:
East Brazil
Section:
American
Materials:
Parrot Feather
Ibis Feather
Macaw Feather
Bamboo
Cotton
Description:
Occipital fan headdress (A) of parrot feathers on radiating split bamboo stalks and scarlet macaw and spoonbill feathers forming a central fan, which is suspended between two connected fiber discs (B).
Credit Line:
Purchased from Michael Bernstein
Other Number:
MB2-B   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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