ornament (personal adornment)

One of four feather ornaments from the Wai Wai people of South America. Possibly an earring. Made of four strands of plant fibre, decorated along their length with purple beads and half seeds. Each strand branches into four further strands which in turn are decorated with beads and seeds. At the bottom of each strand are red, black and yellow feathers and plant fibre tassels.

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