Item Number: FCROA110
Category: Hair Ornament
Materials: Bull tail, quills, tin cones, feathers, iron, red dye.
Description: A quilled leather form is sewn to the bottom part of a bull or cow tail, which is stiff. Quilled drops hang from both sides culminated with tin cones and red dyed feathers. A metal, double barred, French style cross of Lorraine hangs from a chain.
Dimensions: Length 25 inches
Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 105
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