• Culture/People:

    Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)

  • Object name:

    Ornament for a horse's forehead

  • Date created:

    circa 1890

  • Place:

    Montana; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Rawhide, horsehair, cotton twine/string, glass bead/beads, sinew, thread, hide thong/babiche

  • Techniques:

    Overlay beadwork, wrapped

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1936.

  • Dimensions:

    41 x 26 cm

  • Catalog number:



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