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Object Number:89-1-16
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Rikbaktsa
Provenience: Brazil
Matto Grosso
Juruena River
Culture Area: Amazonia
Date Made: 1962
Early Date: 1962
Late Date: 1962
Section:American
Materials:Stork Feather
Parrot Feather
Hawk Feather
Currasow Feather
Bamboo Fiber
Cotton
Credit Line:Purchased from Michael Bernstein, 1989
Other Number:MB13-A - Other Number

Description

Diadem crown. Top crown: red body and yellow wing feathers of scarlet macaw, white egret secondary feathers and 4 bluish-black feathers of Orinoco goose (Neochen jubata). Hanging piece: primary, secondary and tail feathers of hawk. Attached to a buriti fiber woven band.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

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