Pink Ostrich Feather Cape 1937 ~ Feathers are off white, brown or black in the wild, the feathers can then be dyed to bright or pastel shades, in this instance a baby pink. Huge ostrich farms were established in South Africa in the late nineteenth century to breed the birds specifically for their plumage, which was then imported to Britain.
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