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Cheyenne River Dakota beaded headdress medallion
Description Round leather medallion and dangle trim are for wear on the side of a feather headdress brow band. 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, S.D.
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 Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota, United States
Collected in Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Dakota Indians--Costume
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Adornment
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9859.25