Headdress

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Culture/People
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)
Possible collector
Fred R. Meyer, Non-Indian, 1874-1939
Previous owner
Fred R. Meyer, Non-Indian, 1874-1939
Seller
Fred R. Meyer, Non-Indian, 1874-1939
Object Name
Headdress
Media/Materials
Cotton cloth, ermine skin/fur, buffalo horn, hide, rawhide, glass bead/beads, wool cloth, brass tacks/bosses, feather/feathers, silk cloth, grass, hide thong/babiche, paint, thread
Techniques
Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, split, studded, painted
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place
Montana; USA (inferred)
Date created
circa 1890
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Fred R. Meyer (1874-1939, an amateur photographer who traveled widely in the West) and possibly collected by him; purchased by George Heye from Fred Meyer in 1913.
Catalog Number
3/2915
Barcode
032915.000
See related items
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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