Head ring with feather/plume

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Culture/People
Guahibo
Collector
Felix V. DiGiovanni, Non-Indian, 1909-1990
Previous owner
Felix V. DiGiovanni, Non-Indian, 1909-1990
Donor
Pauline G. DiGiovanni, Non-Indian, 1915-2005
Object Name
Head ring with feather/plume
Media/Materials
Palm frond/fronds, macaw feather/feathers, animal claw/claws
Techniques
Plaited, stitched
Dimensions
74 x 21 x 11 cm
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place
Plains, Río Orinoco and Río Vichada region; Vichada Department; Colombia
Date created
circa 1935
Collection History
Collected by Felix V. DiGiovanni (1909-1990, an explorer and photographer) while traveling and making an ethnographic film in Colombia between 1933 and the early 1940s; donated to NMAI in 1992 by his wife Pauline G. DiGiovanni (1915-2005).
Catalog Number
25/4013
Barcode
254013.000
See related items
Guahibo
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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