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Dakota hair roach
Description Large roach with red cotton grosgrain and purple silk ribbons. Roach has short outer layer of dyed red deer hair, inner layers of undyed porcupine quills, all sewn tightly together along the 9" base. Oblong leather roach spreader has attached ornaments of a short hollow bone and a mature eagle feather terminating in a yellow tuft.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 21 inches length overall
Nomenclature Roach headdress
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Other type: Wabasha, Chief
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Headwear
Dates Use: Approximately 1825 - Approximately 1875
Mid 19th century
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1257.A,B