Medium: Horse hair, pony beads, Stroud cloth, cotton ribbon
Dates:early 19th century
Dimensions: length of headband: 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Accession Number: 50.67.31
Catalogue Description: Headdress constructed on a base of red Stroud cloth and forming a band decorated with beadwork in a series of "filled triangles." Blue triangular outlines filled with white beads alternate with white outlines filled with blue. A line of white beads is also attached at the lower edge of the red band. Horsehair that has been dyed red is inserted on the top of the band and a ribbon, once green, is tied on at both ends for fastening. An ear lock of horse hair is tied with sinew onto hide thong and a fine crewel yarn cord is hand plaited at the edge where the horsehair is attached.