Strip of bamboo painted with red achiote and black paint, lapped and tied with white cord and black waxed cord; three large macaw feathers, front blue, yellow back tied in overlap; quill bases wrapped in black waxed cords, small white parrot feathers attached; black and white notched paujil (wild turkey) feathers at tips of two. Worn by men 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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