• Culture/People:

    Sioux

  • Object name:

    Hair ornament

  • Date created:

    1840-1870

  • Place:

    Plains; USA, Canada (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Human hair, metal brooches, hide, silk ribbon

  • Techniques:

    Tied

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951; newspaper magnate and collector); purchased by MAI in 1939

  • Catalog number:

    20/1523

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