Tawasap, Feather Headdress


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Artifact Identification Tawasap, Feather Headdress   (2001.05.0063A)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1900 - 1976
Culture Achuar
Location On Exhibitin the South America exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 128.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 16.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.8 cm
Weight 143 g
Measuring Remarks Length measured between the ends of the straps.
Materials Animal--Feather, Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton, Pigment--Dye
Manufacturing Processes Plaiting, Weaving
Munsell Color Information Deep Red (7.5R 3/10) -Red feathers. Strong Orange Yellow (10YR 7/14) -Orange feathers. Black (N 0.5/ 0.6% R) -Black feathers.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Norman E. and Dorothea Scott Whitten, Gift 2008
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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