Snake Dance Outfit



From: Arizona | First Mesa | Hano

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 38785B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi-Tewa
Provenience Arizona | First Mesa | Hano
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Buckskin | Hide | Pigment

Two wristlets or arm bands made from strips of hide with scalloped edges dyed black. A long tassel made from straight cut hide strips is attached to each wristlet. The end of each strip in the tassel is also cut into short fringe. Tassels are dyed red.

Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest, R. Stewart Culin, 1901

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