Hupa. <em>Woodpecker Crest Headring</em>, 19th century. Woodpecker scalps, hide, fiber, 1 5/16 x 9 1/16 in. (3.3 x 23 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 06.331.7918. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 06.331.7918_top_PS1.jpg)

Woodpecker Crest Headring


Medium: Woodpecker scalps, hide, fiber

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 1 5/16 x 9 1/16 in. (3.3 x 23 cm)


Accession Number: 06.331.7918

Image: 06.331.7918_top_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This would be used on top of the head to steady carrying baskets.

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