• Culture/People:

    Sioux

  • Object name:

    Hair ornament

  • Date created:

    1870-1890

  • Place:

    Plains; USA, Canada (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Metal brooches, rawhide, hide, porcupine quills, feather/feathers, unknown material, dye/dyes, sinew

  • Techniques:

    Dyed, quill-wrapped (flat), wrapped, tied

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, long-time friend of George Heye); acquired by Heye in 1910.

  • Dimensions:

    24 x 7.5 cm

  • Catalog number:

    2/9713

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