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Outfit Part

Outfit Part

Object Number:65-10-1B
Place Name:Peru, Rio Curanja
Period:
Culture: Cashinahua

Description

Part of Dance outfit: Two frames, 1 covered with white and blue cotton to which is attached show row of black paujil (wild turkey) feathers and yellow clipped parrot feathers, row of long white feathers; other frame supports upright red, blue and yellow feathers with cord bound ends; on narrow ends are notched brown and white paujil feathers attached with wax; also upright are whtie filmy feathers from breast of harpy eagle and white king vulture attached to pieces of palm bark with cord bound ends; frame covered with black and red squirrel fur and bound with white cord.

Headdress

Headdress

Object Number:65-10-3
Place Name:Peru, Rio Curanja
Period:
Culture: Cashinahua

Description

Wide piece of bamboo, ends lapped to form circle; money pelt and 2 tails attached; small, multi-colored parrot feathers attached to fur with bits of wax; 2 tall red macaw feathers stick up from frame, smaller black and white feathers attached at top by wax, at bottom by pink cord and black wax cord. Used in fertility rites.

Headdress

Headdress

Object Number:38524
Place Name:Canada, Ontario, Grand River
Period:
Culture: Iroquois

Description


Shield

Shield

Object Number:2007-18-1
Place Name:New Mexico, Jemez Pueblo
Period:
Culture: Pueblo

Description

Round cowhide shield with design of red, green, brown, yellow commercial paint and white natural pigment. Woodpecker and Flicker feathers attached to center with hide. Deerhide strap attached to back. Shield is a copy of museum object NA5595, made by Marlon Magdalena as part of REU project, 2006

Headdress

Headdress

Object Number:NA8498
Place Name:Alaska, Hoonah (uncertain)
Period:
Culture: Tlingit

Description

Frontlet, depicting marmot and bat.

Cape (clothing)

Cape (clothing)

Object Number:29-58-156
Place Name:Hawaiian Islands
Period:
Culture: Hawaiian

Description

Cape consisting of bundles of yellow, red, and black feathers tied in overlapping rows to a netted foundation made of plant fiber (Touchardia latifollia). Mainly yellow, with single large red crescent and small black and red triangles at the shoulders. Red feathers came from the scarlet honey creeper (Vestiaria coccinea) and a crimson and black honey creeper (Himatione sanguinea). Yellow feathers came from a black honey eater with yellow tufts under each wing (Acrulocercus spp.) or a black honey creeper with yellow feathers above and below the tail (Drepanis pacifica). Aristocratic regalia, worn only by men.

Cloak

Cloak

Object Number:29-58-155
Place Name:Hawaiian Islands
Period:
Culture: Hawaiian

Description

Cloak consisting of bundles of yellow, red, and black feathers tied in overlapping rows to a netted foundation made of plant fibers. Mainly red, with wide yellow border at bottom and yellow diamonds arrayed over the entire surface. Aristocratic regalia, worn only by men.

War, Fetish

War, Fetish

Object Number:2003-56-9
Place Name:Gabon
Period:
Culture:

Description

Ceremonial artifact. Pashsuin tribe? Waretish carried by medicine man. Cloth top with leather strap holding a large bundle of leather ropes, feathers and animal hide strips.

Ear Ornaments

Ear Ornaments

Object Number:A78
Place Name:India, Naga Hills
Period:
Culture: Angami

Description

Worn by men.

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