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K. Lee Manuel (American, 1936 - 2003)

Protectors of the Sacred Objects of Sirius
Date: 1988
Dimensions:
22 x 21 x 2 in. (55.9 x 53.3 x 5.1 cm)
Medium: Goose feathers, lambsuede, paint; painted, assembled
Credit Line: Gift of Paul Wittenborn, 1992
Object number: 1992.43
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DescriptionThis collar is composed of several layers of feathers. They are meticulously aligned in a circle, with a braided cord to hold them together. One row of feathers is painted very precisely with colorful images of Japanesque warriors and fantastic beasts. Below the painted feathers are undecorated plumes.
Terms
  • Jewelry
  • neckpieces