Object photography

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Object description

  • Inunaina (Arapaho) artist
  • Hair brush, before 1887
  • Porcupine, bead, wood
  • Great Plains, United States
  • L: 6 1/4 in, W: 1 3/8 in, D: 1 3/8 in (L: 15.9 cm, W: 3.5 cm, D: 3.5 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1887
  • E1892

DESCRIPTION

This is a porcupine tail hair brush. The object is decorated with a band of white, blue and red beadwork on the under side, along the seam.