Headdress

Description
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.
Accession Loan No.
E970
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Common Name
headdress
Simple Name
accessory
Full Name
headdress
Dimensions
whole height 495 mm; whole diameter 330 mm
Cultural Group
Macusi
Production County
Demerara
Production Country
Guyana
Production Area Region
South America
Production Continent
Latin America and the Caribbean
Family Group

Material
parrot feathers; cane
Function Name
headwear
Collection Area Region
S
Collection Continent
America

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