Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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hairstring headband
  • unknown Australian Aboriginal maker
  • hairstring headband, late 1800s–1944
  • Where object was made: Western Australia, Australia
  • human hair?
  • Object Length: 59 cm
    Object Length: 23 1/4 in
  • Gift of Karl F. Baldwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3947

The bundle of cords is made of twisted human hair. It is brown.