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beaded rosette with feather border
  • United States
  • beaded rosette with feather border, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cardboard, buckskin, feathers, beading, dyeing
  • Object Diameter: 11 cm
    Object Diameter: 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0534

The beaded rosette has a blue feather border. The cardboard backing has two holes through which a narrow buckskin strip is threaded. The beaded design is a red nine-pointed star with a white and dark blue center. It is outlined with dark blue, then white, medium blue, yellow, dark blue, red, and small medium blue triangles at the edge.