From: Peru | Rio Curanja
Curatorial Section: American
|Peru | Rio Curanja
|Wood | Feather
Harpy Eagle Feather Garment: Large circular wooden frame with bark weaving inside; large brown-grey and white harpy eagal feathers tied to bark; piece of wood holds quills upright and together, cord binds feather bases; yellow, red (few blue and green) parrot feathers attached at cord top; long bark loop on frame side, feathers flat, complete caciqui (oriole) skine with beak tied to these; 24 strings of multicolored feathers hang on other side. Headman is only person who may own harpy eagle feathers; worn from shoulders.
|Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965
Report problems and issues to email@example.com.