Arts of the Americas
late 19th century
7 1/2 × 7 1/2 × 17 1/2 in. (19.1 × 19.1 × 44.5 cm) (show scale)
Henry L. Batterman Fund and Frank Sherman Benson Fund
Plains type man's headdress case. Probably Blackfoot because of the bear claw design and the parallel lines, although the case does have a wide border and curved elements that are not usually seen on Blackfoot objects. Possibly missing a top piece otherwise in good condition. Possibly Sioux and Northern Plains for sure.
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Blackfoot. Headdress Case, late 19th century. Rawhide, pigment, 7 1/2 × 7 1/2 × 17 1/2 in. (19.1 × 19.1 × 44.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.30. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.67.30_PS2.jpg)
overall, 50.67.30_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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