Headband

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 silver-white and black-coloured strands. Band has geometric pattern of black on a silver-white background with red triangular-shapes and green dots throughout. Strap has geometric pattern of white on a black background with four red diamonds along middle of design. Band and strap have white borders with black outlines.