This Amazonian headdress is one of 700 objects from Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian, opening at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian’s George Gustav Heye Center in New York on October 23. The accompanying book is published by Harper in association with the museum.
Tukanoan headring, Rio Uaupes, State of Amazonas, Brazil, ca. 1925 Macaw feathers, orpendola feathers, toucan feathers, wood splints, plant fiber. 21.3" x 10.2". Collected by Dr. Herbert S. Dickey. 16/375