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Headdress  (Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses)  "1850-1870"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1850-1870

Materials:

Hide, antelope horn, rawhide, hide thong/babiche, porcupine quills, wool cloth, feather/feathers, silk ribbon, brass bell/bells, horsehair, paint, dye/dyes, thread

Techniques:

Sewn, quill-wrapped (flat), dyed

Dimensions:

67 x 41 x 5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Assiniboine (Stoney), Nakota (Yankton Sioux), Native Americans, Nimi'ipuu (Nez Perce), North America, Northern Plains, Plains, Plateau, Plateau (no sub-culture area)

State:

Saskatchewan

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Nate Salsbury (ca. 1845-1902, theatrical agent and principal owner of Buffalo Bill's "Wild West" Show in New York City); donated to MAI in 1921 by his widow, Mrs. Rachel Salsbury (ca. 1856-1937).

Source ID:

NMAI_116394

Catalog Number:

10/8302

Album Name:

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