About this object

History of use

Worn ceremonially, often with feathers tucked into the front.

Physical description

Round, rectangular-shaped headband with strap that hangs from back. Made of beads and band has cotton lining. Strand and band have dark brown-coloured seed fringe on bottom edges. Seeds hang from alternating black and white strands, with a single red bead in each strand. Strap and band have similar geometric patterns composed of yellow, outlined in black, on a green background. Strap has a white border outlined in black. Band has a three tiered border. Border made of a thick silver-white-coloured line, thin red line outlined in black, and another thick silver-white line. Band is outlined in black.