Kayapó Headdress: a glimpse of life in the Amazon rainforest


Headdress, 20th century, feathers (Anodorhynchus Hyacinthinus and Psarocolius Decumanus) and plant materials, approximately 1 m x 60 cm, Kayapó (Cayapo) people, Para, Brazil (The British Museum)

Special thanks to Dr. Jago Cooper, Matthew Cock, Kate Jarvis and The British Museum

Cite this page as: Dr. Jago Cooper and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Kayapó Headdress: a glimpse of life in the Amazon rainforest," in Smarthistory, December 16, 2015, accessed September 25, 2016, http://smarthistory.org/kayapo-headdress/.