Arts of the Americas
Cotton, hide, feathers, wood or reed
Late Intermediate Period
5 1/8 x 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. (13 x 21 x 21 cm) (show scale)
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Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Chimú. Headdress, 1100-1470 C.E. Cotton, hide, feathers, wood or reed, 5 1/8 x 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. (13 x 21 x 21 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 61.11a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 61.11_PS2.jpg)
overall, 61.11_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2007
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Headdress decorated with small colored feathers. Construction materials include hide, cotton, and reinforcements of wood or reeds. Object is moderately unstable in fair condition.
Size: adult. Probable wearer: male or male? Plain weave, feather glued to hide (NK). Paired warp plain weave cotton ground (AR).
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