Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCHO1189

Category: Hair Ornament

Region: Plains

Tribe: Comanche

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Quills, glass beads, buckskin, rawhide, ocher.

Description: The braid hair ties were made by applying flat goardstitching beadwork and plaited quillwork to a cylinder made of commercial rawhide. The fringe is stained with yellow ocher.

Dimensions: Length including fringe 15 inches


Mac Grimmer


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 113

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