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Headdress

Crown

Object Number:62-33-35
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Seri
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Baja California
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Fiber
Height: 4.3 cm
Outside Diameter:17.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Edward Moser, 1962

Description

Apparently wood frame, covered with green cotton, this then wound with red yarn to cover almost completely; strip of bright blue flannel around ring exterior (doughnut shaped); used by women only for carrying baskets, presumably placed on head.

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