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Headdress

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Description A headdress, possibly Dakota, circa unknown. The headdress has a beaded cloth headband, thirty-two eagle tail feathers and yellow and red decorative feathers. One orange feather trailer extends from a chain of large beads and a metal tinkle cone on either side of the headband. The headband features a geometric pattern of glass seed beads, predominantly white, red, blue, green, and yellow. A round piece is sewn to the cap above each ear and beaded similarly to headband. The eagle feather quills are wrapped in red cloth; the feathers are tipped with small yellow and red afterfeathers.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 16 inches height total height, excluding attachments to feathers
6 1/2 inches width cap width
18 inches depth total depth, excluding attachments to feathers
Nomenclature Headdress
Creation Made in United States
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Made in United States
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Indians of North America.
Indian. Clothing. Headwear
Dates Creation: Not later than 1977

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1977.27.33
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