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Bird of paradise feathers

Bird of paradise feathers
Title
Bird of paradise feathers
Date 
1900-1930
Medium 
Feathers, wire
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 1/2 in. (31.8 x 21.6 x 1.3 cm)
Description 
Green and black bird of paradise feathers with quill ends bound together with wire, possibly meant to ornament a hat.
Object Number 
INV.8619
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group