• Culture/People:

    probably Winnebago [Nebraska] (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Man's turban

  • Date created:

    circa 1890

  • Place:

    Thurston, Winnebago Reservation; Thurston County; Nebraska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Otter skin/fur, eagle claw/claws, glass bead/beads, feather/feathers, hide

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork, appliqu├ęd, edge beaded

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of David T. Vernon (1900-1973); acquired by MAI in 1968 via an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by the Rockefeller family), which purchased Vernon's entire collection before 1968.

  • Dimensions:

    36 x 14.5 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Beads and Beadwork" component of the "Window on Collections" exhibit on the 3rd floor

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