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armlet (ornament (personal adornment))

One of two armlets from the Wai Wai people of Guyana. The armlet is a cylinder tube of tree bark, with plant fibre tassels connected to the rim, from which a chain of small red and yellow feathers are attached for decoration. There is also a seed rattle attached. There is also one long plant fibre thread attached to the armlet, from which large eagle feathers are connected. The feathers are black …