Quilled Ornament for War Bonnet Brow Band


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Quilled Ornament for War Bonnet Brow Band   (1996.24.1942)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Personal Symbols
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  5. Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1934
Culture Native American: Great Plains: Sioux: Lakota (Teton Sioux, Western Sioux): Hunkpapa, Sioux: Nakota (Yanktonai, Yankton Sioux, Yanktonai Dakota, Western Dakota)

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 7.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.3 cm
Weight 2 g
Measuring Remarks Length + Width taken at cross points that touch the circle. Weight taken without tags.
Materials Animal--Hair, Animal--Mammal--Rodent--Porcupine, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Textile--Dyed, Quilled
Munsell Color Information Deep Pink (2.5R 6/12) -Pink painted quills. Deep Purple (5P 3/10) -Purple painted quills. Light Brown (7.5YR 5/4) -Leather.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
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Comparanda N/A
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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Reginald and Gladys Laubin Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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