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Culture/People
Potawatomi [Forest County, Wisconsin]
Previous owner
Frank Kah-kah (Frank Kaka/Frank Kahkah), Potawatomi [Forest County, Wisconsin], b. 1882
Collector
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973
Previous owner
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973
Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (Jackson Hole Preserve, Incorporated), 1940-
Object Name
Headband (No image available)
Media/Materials
Sweetgrass, wool yarn, cordage
Techniques
Braided
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Big Stone Lake Settlement, Forest County Potawatomi Reservation; Oneida County; Wisconsin; USA
Collection History
Formerly owned by Frank Kah-kah (Potawatomi, b. 1882); collected from him by Indian art collector David T. Vernon (1900-1973) at an unknown date; acquired by MAI in 1968 through an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by the Rockefeller family), which purchased Vernon's entire collection in 1965.
Catalog Number
24/2155
Barcode
242155.000
See related items
Potawatomi [Forest County, Wisconsin]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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