- Hopi artist
- Headband, mid-late 19th century
- Southwestern United States
- H: 7 in, W: 6 1/4 in, D: 2 3/8 in (H: 17.8 cm, W: 15.9 cm, D: 6.0 cm)
- Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
This is a woven headband pad. The object is deep, thin, and horseshoe shaped, woven out of reeds. There is a piece of reed wrapped around one end of the band, keeping the weave tight, the piece of reed on the opposite side is now missing, causing that side to loosen.