During the Victorian era, feathers, wings, and entire bodies of birds were used to adorn ladies' hats.
Entire populations of many wild species of birds were decimated. Some became extinct. This link describes the fashion trend.
Victorian Bird Hats
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Credits for the components in this collage go to Raspberry Road, Pixie Treasures, Psycho Zoe Designs, Kit Kat 79 Scraps, evint.com, Scrapworld Magic, and Far Far Hill.