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Plains Indian Museum

Northern Plains 1866
horse hair 14 dyed horse hair 63 metal cones 39 silk ribbon 38 tanned hide 162 glass beads 689
hair ornament 62
ca 1890
width: 2.5 in, L: 48 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
Hair ornament with beaded tab and horse hair. Narrow rectangular tab tapering at end; beaded rectangles with white inverted triangles, forked tree and open box designs and smaller triangles in white, green, red, and blue beads. Lower section of tab has long triangle, dark red beads, small yellow/blue rectangles, white outline with blue tipi designs and red doors. Outer edges of tab in pink bead edging, brass cones with red dyed horse hair attached to lower potion, outer edges. End of tab has round piece of hide covered in blue and pink beadwork bands, continues into brass cones with red horse hair, blue silk ribbons. Grey horse hair attached to hide from tail area, tied to reverse of tab.
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