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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Wyoming 38 Northern Arapaho 9 Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
buffalo 115 horn 111 feathers 641 sinew 620 hide 1074 porcupine quills 146
Names
Buffalo Society women 4 headdress 61
Subjects
quilled 3 wheel 6
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
L: 17 in, width: 11 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Women's buffalo society headdress - cap made of buffalo skin sewn together down the middle with a buffalo horn on each side at the front. Leather brow band at the front decorated with porcupine quills in yellow, orange, red and purple. Quilled wheel on one side of cap with down feathers hanging from it.
Accession Number:
NA.203.358

Not currently on display

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