• Culture/People:

    Oto

  • Object name:

    Man's turban

  • Date created:

    circa 1880

  • Place:

    Nebraska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Wool cloth, glass bead/beads, brass bell/bells, metal brooches, hide, paint, twine/string

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of David T. Vernon (1900-1973), who acquired it from John Black Bear (Oto?); received by MAI in 1968 via an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by the Rockefeller family), which purchased Vernon's entire collection before 1968.

  • Dimensions:

    77.5 x 11.7 cm

  • Catalog number:

    24/1797

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