Scalp (surrogate or imitation) (Image withheld)

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Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
Osage
Previous owner
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935
Donor
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935
Object Name
Scalp (surrogate or imitation) (Image withheld)
Media/Materials
Hide, porcupine quills, glass bead/beads, feather/feathers
Techniques
Quill-wrapped (flat)
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Missouri; USA (inferred)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Mrs. Thea Kowne Page; donated to MAI by Thea Page Heye following her marriage to George Heye in 1915.
Catalog Number
4/5111
Barcode
045111.000
See related items
Osage
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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