Arts of the Americas
Feathers, bast fiber
Middle Horizon or Late Intermediate
4 3/4 × 1 × 6 1/2 in. (12.1 × 2.5 × 16.5 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Kay Hodnett Nunez
Bundle of parrot feathers joined with plant fibers, possibly from a fan.
Size: undetermined. Probable wearer: undetermined. Bird feathers secured by bast fibers plied and replied. Looped ends hold bent back ends of feathers, then plied to be bunched.
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Coastal Wari. Fan?, Fragment, 600-1000. Feathers, bast fiber, 4 3/4 × 1 × 6 1/2 in. (12.1 × 2.5 × 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Kay Hodnett Nunez, 1995.47.84. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.1995.47.84.jpg)
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