Hair ornament

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Culture/People
Alibamu
Previous owner
Barnett Celestine, Alibamu
Thomas Scott, Alibamu
Nancy Thompson, Alibamu
Aleck Thompson, Alibamu
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Hair ornament
Media/Materials
Glass bead/beads, cordage
Techniques
Loom beadwork
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Native Term
mas ta dak ku
Place
Texas; USA
Collection History
Collected from Barnett Celestine (Alibamu), Thomas Scott (Alibamu), Nancy Thompson (Alibamu), and Aleck Thompson (Alibamu) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/6773
Barcode
026773.000
See related items
Alibamu
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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