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Headdress

Object Number:18055
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Easter Island
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Feather
Plant Fiber
Bark
Credit Line:Gift of William Pepper, 1891

Description

Feather headdress. "Made of feathers of the man of war hawk." Long, thin, somewhat iridescent black feathers, shafts wrapped in bark cloth (?), secured to circular headband, from which they stand up vertically.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition
Polynesia Gallery (28 Jan 1982 - Jun 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

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