Feather adornment

RAMM has no information about this particular item and would welcome advice from Native North Americans as to its identification and how to appropriately care for this item beyond the standard context of museum care (e.g. smudging).

Leather has been commercially tanned.

Feathers have been identified as belonging to the great horned owl, Bubo virginianus

Prior to its re-accessioning 2007 this item was wrongly catalogues as being African.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
43/2007
Collection Class
Religion and magic
Collection Area Region
N
Material
Great horned owl feathersleathercotton thread
Common Name
feather adornment
Simple Name
adornment
Production County
?Manitoba
Production Country
Canada
Production Date
Unknown

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