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Headdress Disc

Object Number:89-1-6B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Northern Kayapo
Mekranoti
Provenience: Brazil
Para State
Iriri River
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Bamboo Fiber
Credit Line:Purchased from Michael Bernstein, 1989
Other Number:MB5-A - Other Number

Description

Large feather diadem. Blue and gold macaw feathers, white egret and scarlet macaw feathers tied to a cotton band (A), which is then fastened to a fiber disk (B) and bamboo frame (C).

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition

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