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- subject matching 'Fashion Plates: Trimmings and ornamentation - Marabout; marabou feathers; willow plumes'
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Feathers of a species of African stork, used for hats, muffs and feather boas. 'Willow feathers', popular in the 1840s, seem to have been formed of marabouts.