Headdress Fragment


From: Arizona | Hano

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name ah-kwai-ngong ac-a-pi | kwai-ta-rua
Object Number 38732C
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi-Tewa
Provenience Arizona | Hano
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Pigment

A wooden board painted with diamonds and triangles on one side and painted red on the opposite side. Diamonds and triangles are painted white, black, red, and yellow. The design is formed by repeating "X" pattern in black. One end of the board is double notched and the opposite end narrows and has fragments of cloth and cord attached.

Length 58 cm
Width 4.5 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest, R. Stewart Culin, 1901

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