Found on the breast of a mummy.
Crown of feathers. Diagonally crossed fine splints, covered on both exterior and interior with finely woven cloth upon which is worked feather mosaic in two broad separated portions of uncoverd cloth. The design is of joined concentric diamonds, plain and stepped and similar half-diamonds along the borders.
Max Uhle, William Pepper Peruvian Expedition, Funded by Phebe A. Hearst
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994)
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