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Lip Ornament

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Object Number:SA363B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Waiwai
Provenience: Brazil (uncertain)
Guiana (uncertain)
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Toucan Feather
Cotinga Feather
Glass
Wood
Gum
Seed
Credit Line:Amazonian Expedition, William C. Farabee, 1916

Description

Feathers and beads with wooden attachment peg. Red toucan feathers tied at end of seed. Cotinga feathers tied below toucan feathers (2 tiers) onto string with gum. Two white beaded strings branch off at center under split seed.

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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