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Horn Headdress, ca. 1860

  • Blackfeet, Native American

Native tanned hide, ermine skins, buffalo horn, brass bells, glass beads, wool cloth, and eagle feathers

  • Overall (rolled): 29 × 11 × 6 1/2 inches (73.7 × 27.9 × 16.5 cm)

Gift of Richard A. and Marion D. Pohrt

1998.169.B

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Blackfoot
  • Tanning
  • Brass (alloy)
  • Hide
  • Skin
  • Feather
  • Horn
  • Wool (textile)
  • Glass
  • Headdress
  • Blackfeet indian reservation

1994, purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] and Marion D. Pohrt (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1998-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Blackfeet, Native American, Horn Headdress, ca. 1860, native tanned hide, ermine skins, buffalo horn, brass bells, glass beads, wool cloth, and eagle feathers. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Richard A. and Marion D. Pohrt, 1998.169.B.