Porcupine-tail Hair Brush


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Porcupine-tail Hair Brush   (1996.24.0473)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Toilet Articles
  4. :
  5. Hair Care Artifacts
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1930 - 1989
Culture Native American: Great Plains: Sioux: Lakota (Teton Sioux, Western Sioux), Sioux: Nakota (Yanktonai, Yankton Sioux, Yanktonai Dakota, Western Dakota)

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 19.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 3.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.3 cm
Weight 41 g
Measuring Remarks 19 x 1.9 x 2.3 cm
Materials Plant--Wood, Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton, Glass, Animal
Manufacturing Processes Beaded, Cutting, Polishing, Sewing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

"Porcupine Tail Hair Brush." Minnehaha County, South Dakota Official Website. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Feb. 2011.

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Reginald and Gladys Laubin Collection
Reproduction Needs Research
Reproduction Information N/A

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