|Peru | Caudivilla
|Feather | Cotton
Feather cap or headdress. The crest feathers are attached such that they stand upright. The front of the cap and back flap are decorated with a feather mosaic of red scrolls on a blue background. Feathers are attached with strings sewn on forming overlapping rows. Red feathers come from the Scarlet Macaw and blue feathers come from the Blue-and-yellow Macaw. Primarily made from body feathers and wing coverts. Fragment of a plant fiber cord attached along the bottom of the cap. Woven on a plain weave cotton textile. Warps are Z-spun and 2S-plied while wefts are Z-spun and unplied. 23-24 warps/inch x. 16/19 wefts/inch.
|William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
|702 - Field No SF
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