Brazilian couple with an infant in Peru


from: Habitvs Praecipvorvm Popvlorvm, tam virorvm qvam foeminarum Singulari arte depicti.
(The habits of the principal peoples, both men and women represented in special art.)
by Hans Weigel, Nuremberg, 1577. Source: British Library.
The man with feather skirt and a dagger held by straps crossed over his chest, ostrich feathers at his back, a long bow in his left hand, an arrow in his right; the woman naked but for a mantle, the baby clinging to her back, a jug in her left hand, both adults wearing feather headdresses.

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