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Central American ➔ Featherwork Art, Amauta

Identifier:
122650
Description:
Painting of a bird perched on a tree branch. The tree is painted and the bird is composed of real feathers. The image is against a black background.;Amauta is a type of 2D featherwork art traditional to Mexico and Guatemala. It is often made for tourists, although not exclusively so. This piece is more traditional. Identified by Martha Egan, Pachamama Store Owner, Albuquerque, NM; tel: 505.898.7554.;Amauta is a type of 2D featherwork art traditional to Mexico and Guatemala. It is often made for tourists, although not exclusively so.
Date:
20th century
Materials:
Cardboard, Feather
Dimensions:
6" h 4" w
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Miss Iva M. Belden
Rights:

Maker/Donor
Belden, Iva M.