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Object Number:SA3981
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Nazca District
Culture Area: Andean
Materials:Papier Mache
Bark Cloth
Parrot Feather
Credit Line:Peruvian Expedition, William C. Farabee, 1923


Parrot head effigy possibly worn in a headdress. Papier mache and feathers. Base of bark cloth with rigid parrot feathers attached.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Book] Reina, Ruben E., and Kensinger, Kenneth M. 1991. The Gift of Birds: Featherwork of Native South American Peoples.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 7, fig. 1.19View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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