Feather flowers

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Feather flowers is an art form where artificial flowers are created using feathers. The feathers, which come from different birds, are dyed, cut and shaped to look like flowers. Some artists are able to create very realistic looking flowers and leaves using feathers.[1][2]


The art of creating feather flowers was mentioned as early as 1873 in a book called Art Recreations published by Shepard and Gill in Boston.[3]


Precious Feather Flower, which is "Nahuatl" in Aztec, is another name for the Aztec God of beauty, sexual love, and household arts who is called "Xochiquetzal".[4]


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