Headband

About this object

History of use

Worn ceremonially, often with feathers tucked into the front.

Physical description

Round, rectangular-shaped headband with taupe-coloured seed fringe on bottom edge. Made of beads and has cotton lining. Band has a geometric pattern consisting of vermilion and silver-blue designs on a yellow background. Vermilion and silver-blue designs are outlined in black. Sky blue-coloured zigzags, and white and light green dots throughout pattern. Band has a three tiered border. Border made of a triangular-shaped light green band, triangular-shaped white band and dark pink line. Tiers are outlined in black. Band has black outline.