Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Maasai peoples
  • headband, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Kenya
  • beads, leather, wood, wire, plant fiber
  • Object Length/Diameter: 30.5 x 20 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 12 x 7 7/8 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0909

This wooden circle is wrapped in light blue, dark blue, red, white, green and black beads, with a leather tab-like pendant beaded in yellow, red, white and black beads.