Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded headband
  • unknown Potawatomi maker
  • beaded headband, late 1800s–1950
  • Where object was made: Kansas, United States
  • buckskin, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 61 x 2.5 cm length includes ties
    Object Length/Width: 24 x 1 in length includes ties
  • Gift from the estate of Gertrude W. Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1771

The beaded strip is on a diagonal done with sidestitch. The black field has two bands of the same repeating design. The red rectangle has a red diamond at either end outlined with light blue. It has buckskin ties.