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Featherwork is the working of feathers into a work of art or cultural artifact. This was especially elaborate among the peoples of Oceania and the Americas, such  ...

Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: Nā Hulu Ali'i | de Young


Aug 29, 2015 ... Explore the distinctive art, culture, and history of Hawai'i with the first exhibition of Hawaiian featherwork on the U.S. mainland, developed in ...

Historic Hawaiian feather work on display at the de Young - SFGate


Aug 26, 2015 ... The project team for “Royal Hawaiian Featherwork” included two ornithologists enlisted to identify species, and specimens of the birds have ...

Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: Nā Hulu Ali'i | LACMA


3 days ago ... For centuries on the Hawaiian Islands, vividly colored feathers gathered from native birds were valuable cultural resources, ornamenting ...

Featherwork | Definition of Featherwork by Merriam-Webster


1 : a net or fabric completely covered with overlapping feathers usually having a design —called also feather mosaic. 2 : the art or method of making featherwork.

Amazon Featherwork - American Museum of Natural History


The Museum's Amazon featherwork comes from the native peoples of the Amazon Basin, whose survival is now in danger along with that of the rain forest.

Feathers: Feather Work (Dying, Shaping, etc.) on Pinterest ...


American Duchess:Historical Costuming: How To Bleach Feathers... | Historical Costuming and sewing of Rococo 18th century clothing, 16th century through ...

Fans and feather work on Pinterest | Pow Wow, Fans and Native ...


Native American feather work | See more about Pow Wow, Fans and Native American Church.

Royal Hawaiian Featherwork - Los Angeles Times


Aug 7, 2015 ... The De Young Museum in San Francisco spotlights Hawaiian culture in the new exhibit 'Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: Na Hulu Ali'i.'

Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: Na Hulu Ali'i: Leah Pualaha'ole ...


Painstakingly constructed by hand of plant fiber and precious feathers from endemic birds of Hawai'i, feather cloaks and capes provided spiritual protection to ...

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Maya Inca Aztec Featherwork


Maya Inca Aztec Featherwork. Feathers were an important aspect of the Maya, Inca, and Aztec cultures. They were so valued that they were used as currency.



Featherwork often incorporates other materials such as leather, thread, and even animal hair. Decorated feathers are often tied to a lock of hair, placed upright ...

featherwork | decorative arts | Britannica.com


Feb 24, 2016 ... Featherwork, decorative use of ornamental feathers, especially the feather mosaic needlework of Victorian England. Feathers have been used ...