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Beaded hair ornaments on hide / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

These ornaments are used to decorate hair braids.

Tags: hair ornament, braid
People: possibly Osage or Cheyenne
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, ceremonial events

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Beaded hair ornaments on hide
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Emil William Lenders (Collection)
Culture: 
Native American; possibly Osage or Cheyenne
Date: 
19th century - 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, glass
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.850a-b
Previous Number(s): 
8426.850a-b; 8426.850 a-b
Department: 
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