Headdress

This 19th century headdress is of a type worn by men during special occasions. Coloured feathers enhance the beauty of the wearer. The birds themselves are the most colourful and visually stunning part of the lowland forest environment.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
E970
Category
Ethnography
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Collection Area Region
S
Material
parrot featherscane
Common Name
headdress
Simple Name
accessory
Production County
Demerara
Production Country
Guyana

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