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Scalplock Ornament

Object Number:45-15-514
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Oglala
Provenience: Dakotas
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Date Made: 1902-1912
Early Date: 1902
Late Date: 1912
Section:American
Materials:Eagle Feather
Duck Feather
Length: 20 cm
Outside Diameter:5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

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.

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