Mundurukú Headdress: a glimpse of life in the Amazon rainforest


Headdress (coifa), before 1869, Arara, Mutum and Macaw(?) feathers, cord, 40 x 24 cm, Mundurukú people, Para, Brazil (The British Museum)

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

Cite this page as: Dr. Jago Cooper and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Mundurukú Headdress: a glimpse of life in the Amazon rainforest," in Smarthistory, August 10, 2015, accessed September 27, 2016, http://smarthistory.org/munduruku-headdress/.