Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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headband
  • Potawatomi peoples
  • headband, circa 1935
  • Where object was made: Kansas, United States
  • buckskin, beading
  • Object Length: 72 cm length folded
    Object Length: 28 3/8 in length folded
  • Gift of Floyd and Marguerite Schultz in memory of Frederick Schultz
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1765
Description

The two short loom beaded strips are joined with buckskin and each have two long light blue fringes that divide at the loose end.

One strip has a dark blue field with yellow diamond outlines. The other strip has a dark blue field with solid yellow diamonds. There are buckskin ties on the bottom of the loom beaded strips.