Headband

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Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
Artist/Maker
attributed to Hickman Thomas, Mississippi Choctaw, b. ca. 1874
Previous owner
Mr. Agnes Wallace, Mississippi Choctaw
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Headband
Media/Materials
German silver ("nickel silver"/copper-nickel alloy)
Techniques
Cut, perforated, embossed
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Native Term
ta le ha ta'
Place
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Date created
circa 1900
Collection History
Collected from Mr. Agnes Wallace (Mississippi Choctaw) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/9080
Barcode
019080.000
See related items
Mississippi Choctaw
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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