Band of bamboo, alternate rows of small blue and red parrot feathers glued with chicle, one area blue, bordered in red and yellow; lapped section wrapped in pink, black cord and yellow razor grass; 6 small pieces of arrow cane similarly wrapped with bright parrot feathers at ends; pendant cord from wrapped portion with white feathers, multicolored parrot feathers and 2 pieces of birdskin with red feathers attached. 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)
You may also be interested in these objects:
Select objects to add to My Finds list using
- You have no items in My Finds