Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded headband
  • unknown Maasai maker
  • beaded headband, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Kenya
  • beads, wire, leather, metal
  • Object Length/Diameter: 35.5 x 20.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 14 x 8 1/16 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0917

The metal ring is wrapped in light blue and red beads. A leather pendant hangs in front and is beaded with black, white, yellow, red and green, and four metal dangles.