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    • Featherwork

    • 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 as the Incas and Aztecs. Feathered cloaks and include the Ê»ahuÊ»ula capes and mahiole helmets were worn by Hawaiian royalty; many are now on display at ... Read »


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    • The Feather Book of Dionisio Minaggio

    • The Feather Book of Dionisio Minaggio, also referred to in Italian as Il bestiario barocco (The Baroque Bestiary), is a collection of 156 pictures made almost entirely from bird feathers augmented with pieces of bird skin, feet, and beaks. They were created between 1616 and 1618 by Dionisio Minaggio, the chief gardener ... Read »


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    • Feather cloak

    • Feather cloaks have been used by several cultures. Elaborate feather cloaks called Ê»ahuÊ»ula were created by early Hawaiians for the aliÊ»i (royalty). Feathers were also used in women's skirts called pāʻū. The Ê»iÊ»iwi (Vestiaria coccinea) and Ê»apapane (Himatione sanguinea), which provided r ... Read »


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    • Feather flowers

    • Feather flowers are artificial flowers created using feathers that are dyed, cut and shaped to resemble petals. Some artists are able to create very realistic looking flowers and leaves using feathers. The art of creating feather flowers was mentioned as early as 1873 in a book called Art Recreations published by ... Read »


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    • Feather tights

    • Feather tights is the name usually given by art historians to a form of costume seen on Late Medieval depictions of angels, which shows them as if wearing a body suit with large scale-like overlapping downward-pointing elements representing feathers, as well as having large wings. Other sources use feathered angels to ... Read »


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    • International Down and Feather Testing Laboratory

    • IDFL Laboratory and Institute, (originally known as International Down and Feather Testing Laboratory) is the largest down and feather testing laboratory in the world with over 8,000 clients in 80 countries. IDFL provides testing services for filled-textiles like: down and feather material and products, textiles, synth ... Read »


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    • Mahiole

    • Hawaiian feather helmet

      Hawaiian feather helmets, known as mahiole in the Hawaiian language, were worn with feather cloaks (Ê»ahu Ê»ula). These were symbols of the highest rank reserved for the men of the aliÊ»i, the chiefly class of Hawaii. There are examples of this traditional headgear in museums around the world. At least sixteen of ... Read »


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    • Mexican feather work

    • Mexican feather work, also called "plumería", was an important artistic and decorative technique in the pre-Hispanic and colonial periods in what is now Mexico. Although feathers have been prized and feather works created in other parts of the world, those done by the amanteca or feather work specialists impressed S ... Read »


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    • Nāhienaena's PaÅ«


    • Tian-tsui

    • Tian-tsui (traditional: 點翠, simplified: 点翠, pinyin: diǎncuì, "dotting with kingfishers") is a style of Chinese art featuring kingfisher feathers. For 2,000 years, the Chinese have been using the iridescent blue feathers of kingfisher birds as an inlay for fine art objects and adornment, from h ... Read »


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    • War bonnet

    • Feathered war bonnets (also called warbonnets or headdresses) are traditionally worn by male leaders of the American Plains Indians Nations who have earned a place of great respect in their tribe. Originally they were sometimes worn into battle, but they are now primarily used for ceremonial occasions. They are seen as ... Read »


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