From: Brazil | Goias | Araguaia River

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 89-1-3B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Karaja
Provenience Brazil | Goias | Araguaia River
Culture Area East Brazil
Section American
Materials Bamboo Fiber

Occipital fan headdress called "House for the head." (A) of parrot feathers on radiating split bamboo stalks and scarlet macaw and spoonbill feathers forming a central fan. Feathers are attached to the ends of the stalks with beeswax. This is suspended between two connected fiber discs (B).

Credit Line Purchased from Michael Bernstein, 1989
Other Number MB2-B - Other Number

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