Scalplock Ornament


From: Dakotas

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 45-15-514
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Oglala
Provenience Dakotas
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Date Made 1902-1912
Section American
Materials Eagle Feather | Duck Feather

Netted hoop, half blue, half yellow, attached to center. Two eagle down plumes with emerald duck feather heading. Hoop ornament indicates that the wearer is a successful player of hoop-and-dart game.

Length 20 cm
Outside Diameter 5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

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