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Object Number:97-84-1209
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux
Provenience: South Dakota
White River
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Hide
Hair
Feather
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-1209 - Old Museum Number
18421 - ANSP Number
I 1375 - Gottschall Number

Description

Strips of hide with long hair (horse mane ?) making a large bandoleer-like loop. Each frontlet has two eagle feathers attached.

Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 1.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: I 1375View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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