Feather PlumeMiddle Horizon
600 - 1000
15 3/16 in. x 4 3/4 in. x 13/16 in. (38.6 cm x 12 cm x 2 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
This object has the following keywords:
- feather - Material comprising stiff, lightweight, often colorful, keratin structures that are the principal covering of birds.
- featherwork - Visual works or parts of works, such as elements of costume, furnishings, ceremonial objects, or decorations, that are made of feathers. Generally the feathers are either adhered to a solid support or tied individually to a woven support. Important examples of featherwork are found in Mexico and South America.
- Middle Horizon - The fifth of the seven main chronological phases recognized in Andean archaeology, generally dating 600-1000 CE.
- Peruvian - Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.
- plumes - Ornaments made of feathers, silk, hair or other relatively delicate materials, worn or displayed as decoration or as symbols of honor or rank.
- textiles - General term for carpets, fabrics, costume, or other works made of textile materials, which are natural or synthetic fibers created by weaving, felting, knotting, twining, or otherwise processing. For works of art or high craft that employ textile as a medium, prefer "textile art (visual works)."
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