Object photography

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Object description

  • Tsitsistas (Cheyenne) artist
  • Hair ornament, before 1870
  • Metal
  • Great Plains, United States
  • dia.: 2 1/2 in (dia.: 6.3 cm)
  • Gift of Augustus Cheever
  • E3729


This is a thin metal hair ornament. The object has a round, disc shape with a central cutout and cross bar. The surface is rough, and it has a slightly scalloped edge.