Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded headband or hatband
  • United States
  • beaded headband or hatband, late 1800s–1918
  • Where object was made: United States
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 28 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 11 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of Frank and Edna Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1847

The loom beaded strip is sewn together to make a loop. It has a white field. The repeating design is a stepped triangle with a red, dark blue, and yellow border with a small green square at the base. There is a dark blue open cross with an orange middle between each triangle.