Head dress

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A headress made of feathers that have been attached to a length of thin braided twine. Groupings of six red, seven yellow, seven red, eight yellow and six red feathers have been bound together and tied onto the length fo rope.

A headdress as worn by one of the indigenous peoples living along the Morona River (upper Amazon) in Peru. The Morona River would be approximately 1800 miles from the Amazon mouth.
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Feathers, natural fibre rope.
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Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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