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BLACK CIRCLET WITH SPRAYS OF EGRET FEATHERS

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Black egret feather circlet, feathers emerging in two clusters. The cluster on the right (facing) is approx. 17”, overlapping the second cluster, approx. 15”L. The first layer sprays to the left and the second sprays to the right. The center where they meet is finished in small matching chicken feathers. The broken circlet frame is wrapped in .375” black velvet ribbon with light colored hair comb 1.75” x 1.5”, sewn in the center.

Object name:
BLACK CIRCLET WITH SPRAYS OF EGRET FEATHERS
Made from:
egret feathers -- chicken feathers -- velvet ribbon -- plastic comb and frame
Made in:
Unknown
Date made:
ca. 1930
Size:
2 × 4 1/2 × 4 in. (5.1 × 11.4 × 10.2 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2012.9.20
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973