Vine frame completely covered with white, blue and pink cotton, rows of clipped multicolored parrot feathers attached to 5/6 framel long white heron feathers attached to string by folding quills over and lashing them with black waxed cord, this tied to cotton in spots; plain frame beneath white feathers to support them; white thread attaches white feathers to each other. Used in fertility rites.
Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994)
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