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Catalog Number AsT-197
Object Name Headdress
Description An intricately folded and woven palm leaf and string circular shaped headband serves as a base; bright, multi-colored feathers extend out at various lengths around almost the entire circumference of the palm leaf band.
Collection Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection
Culture Assurini Trocara
Date 1976
Material string, palm leaf, feather
Dimensions Dia-22 cm
Dimension Details Inner diameter of the palm leaf band
Condition Good
Catalog date 2011-09-07
Cataloged by Jessie Cohen
Collector Description Woven band, medium size blue,green & orange feathers
OCM Categories 292, 237