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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Lakota Sioux 8 Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
rawhide 1018 wool cloth 199 dyed feathers 24 silk ribbon 38 porcupine quills 146 dyed porcupine quills 86 metal cones 39
Names
hair ornament 62
Date:
1870-1880
Dimensions:
width: 3.125 in, L: 11 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Quilled hair ornament. Long triangular shape, rounded top; red quillwork rows with blue, green and natural (un-dyed) quillwork blocks, stitched on tanned hide with red wool cloth backing. Lower edge rawhide strips wrapped in red quillwork with white box designs, purple centers. Tin cones with red feathers tied to ends of strips with cotton string. Quillwork wrapped danglers, folded over to form loops, red with white and purple bands; tin cones, red feathers at ends. Red silk ribbon ties strung through dangler loops at top of ornament.
Accession Number:
NA.203.1735

Not currently on display


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