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Object Number:SA4374B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pisco Province (uncertain)
Puntilla (uncertain)
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Feather
Iconography:Bird
Credit Line:Peruvian Expedition, William C. Farabee, 1923

Description

Padded headdress or mummy head; filled with cotton batting; brocade bird figures, feathers on top.

Bibliography:

[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. 4, fig. 1.11View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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