Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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child's roach headdress
  • unknown Chatiks si Chaticks (Pawnee) maker
  • child's roach headdress, late 1800s–1928
  • Where object was made: United States
  • porcupine hair, deer fur, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: approximately 12 x 14 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: approximately 4 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 7 1/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0421

This is a small oval roach with long brown hair and medium length red-orange hair on either side of the brown hair. It has shorter yellow hair outside of the red-orange hair.