Dakota beaded headdress medallion

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Description A Dakota round leather medallion and dangle trim are for wear on the side of a feather headdress brow band, circa 1900. The medallion is beaded with blue, white, green and red glass seed beads on one side and has a leather thong on the reverse for attachment. A thong wrapped with dyed red quillwork dangles from the medallion and terminates in a metal cone with dyed green horsehair projecting from the larger end. The ornament is from the Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2.5 inches diameter
Nomenclature Ornament
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Collected in Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Dakota Indians--Costume
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Adornment
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9859.25

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