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Accession Number:
NA.203.933
Descriptions
Beads, brass, horn, hide, horsehair, Tradecloth, buffalo, feathers
Names
headdress
Subjects
triangles
Dimensions:
L: 37 in, width: 22.5 in
Credit Line:
In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment, Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Headdress consists of a hide skull cap with a seed bead band in front with white ground and two red triangles at either side and a dark blue triangle in the center. There are remnants of hide streamers and a brass bell at each temple. A black buffalo horn protrudes from each side. The top has tattered feathers wrapped in red trade cloth. At the bottom, back hangs long black horsehair "streamers" wrapped in red trade cloth.

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