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Disk

Object Number:89-1-7B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kayapo
Xingrin
Provenience: Brazil
Para State
Catete River
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Fiber
Credit Line:Purchased from Michael Bernstein, 1989
Other Number:MB5-B - Other Number

Description

Large feather diadem of scarlet and blue macaw tail feathers and white egret feathers tied to a cotton band (A), which is then fastened to a fiber disk (B) and bamboo frame (C). Used by men.

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