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Buffalo tail hair ornament / Emil William Lenders

Curatorial Remarks

Buffalo tail ornament. Used probably as a ritual item at different times. Buffalo carries symbolic meaning.

Tags: buffalo, ornament
People: Osage
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: ceremonial events

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

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Title(s): 
Buffalo tail hair ornament
Creator(s): 
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
buffalo tail
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
86.24
Previous Number(s): 
8626.24
Department: 
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