Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCROA10912

Category: Hair Ornament

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Porcupine hair, feather, German silver, glass beads, brass beads, deer hair, bone.

Description: The large porcupine hair roach is trimmed with red deer hair. A hollow bone stay holds a feather and is attached to a rocker engraved spreader. A strand of brass and glass beads hangs from the spreader.

Dimensions: Height 22 inches width 12 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 103

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