Hair ornament

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Description Twelve nickel silver hair ornaments sewn to a narrow strip of hide with a long tassel at the top. Two metal ornaments are flat crescent shapes, eight are round flat disks, and two are rectangular oval discs. The tassel consists of a cluster of black feathers and three long braided rawhide strands with wrapped metal strips and dyed red fringed ends. Previously attributed at Ojibwe but is stylistically a Southern Plains tribe.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 29 inches length
3 inches width (at widest point)
Nomenclature Ornament
Creation Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made by (possibly) Southern Plains Indians
Subjects Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made by (possibly) Southern Plains Indians
Used in Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Adornment
Dates Creation: Not later than 1920

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6003.10

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