Hair ornament

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Culture/People
Plains Apache (Kiowa Apache)
Previous owner
Benzarita (Bezanaritta), Plains Apache (Kiowa Apache)
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Hair ornament
Media/Materials
Hide thong/Babiche, copper, metal, pigment/pigments
Techniques
Colored, hammered, bent, stamped
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Native Term
le te o ne'
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Date created
1870-1900
Collection History
Collected from Benzarita (Bezanaritta, Plains Apache) in 1909 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/2723
Barcode
022723.000
See related items
Plains Apache (Kiowa Apache)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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