<em>Feather Headdress</em>, mid-20th century. Cassowary feathers, basketry base, 14 x 4 x 3 in. (35.6 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the United States Customs Service, 78.179. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 78.179.jpg)

Feather Headdress

Medium: Cassowary feathers, basketry base

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:mid-20th century

Dimensions: 14 x 4 x 3 in. (35.6 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm)


Accession Number: 78.179

Image: 78.179.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
The headdress consists of reddish-orange cassowary feathers on a basketry base. The base may be inverted to reduce the size of the ornament. Condition: good.

Brooklyn Museum