FMNH 6052.nosub[1]

  • 6052: Feather headdress
    Photographer: Ron Testa : Field Museum of Natural History
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Feather headdress. Bird skin on Tapa bark cloth, toucan bird feathers, beetle casings (cotinga) and umbrella bird wattle. Feather headdress made by the Jivaro tribe of Peru. A mosaic of feathers is mounted on barkcloth and ornamented with equally colorful buprestid and scarab beetles. Collected in 1891 for the World's Columbian Exposition. Length 64 cm, width 31 cm.
  • 6052: Feather headdress
    Photographer: Ron Testa : Field Museum of Natural History
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Detail of Feather headdress. Bird skin on Tapa bark cloth, toucan bird feathers, beetle casings (cotinga) and umbrella bird wattle.
Catalog Number: 6052.nosub[1]
Description: headdress
Materials: feather, beetles, bark
Cultural Attribution: Shuar (Jivaro)
Locality: South America, PerĂº
Accession Number: [45] World's Columbian Exposition - Department of Ethnology (Gift)
Accession Year: 1893
Continent: South America
Country: PerĂº
Collector/Source: World's Columbian Exposition - Department of Ethnology, W. E. Safford
IRN: 1291019
GUID: 8808d9e1-6e30-4c78-9cdd-98d72fabbc2e