Arts of the Pacific Islands
Cassowary feathers, basketry base
14 x 4 x 3 in. (35.6 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of the United States Customs Service
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Feather Headdress, mid-20th century. Cassowary feathers, basketry base, 14 x 4 x 3 in. (35.6 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the United States Customs Service, 78.179. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 78.179.jpg)
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The headdress consists of reddish-orange cassowary feathers on a basketry base. The base may be inverted to reduce the size of the ornament.
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