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 38732D
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 two sets of zigzags and black lines on one side. Black lines form rectangular sections with one section toward either end being entirely painted black. Other areas and the reverse are all painted a reddish brown. Each end of the board narrows, one end to a rectangular point and the other to a grooved, knobby point.

Length 49 cm
Width 5 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest, R. Stewart Culin, 1901

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