Medium: Feathers, bamboo, glass beads, fiber
Dates:first half of the 20th century
Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 4 in. (11.4 x 8.9 x 10.2 cm)
Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Accession Number: 88.89.12a-b
Catalogue Description: Pair of feathered ear ornaments worn by men. Earring "a" has seven bunches of red and yellow toucan feathers tied to strands of light blue, dark blue, and white glass beads. These are attached to a short bamboo tube that is hollow at one end and decorated with bands of incised geometric designs. Earring "b" has eight bunches of red and yellow toucan feathers tied to strands of light blue, dark blue, white, light green, dark green, yellow, and orange glass beads. These are attached to a slender undecorated bamboo stick (possibly a replacement for a lost decorated one). Condition: Good.