Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCROA110

Category: Hair Ornament

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux

Period: 1875-1900

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


Philbrook Museum


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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