Pueblo Buffalo Headdress

Item: 486

Origin: Pueblo (Taos?)
Date: Late 19th Century
Media: Buffalo hide
Dimensions: 32 x 20 x 10 inches (with stand)

Description: This buffalo headdress has wonderful age to it and is in prim condition with no restoration. The interior support for the head is old, thick commercial leather covered in the front with green pigment. The horns are pierced by a leather strip that has blue and white glass beads of a larger and varied shape.  This leather strip is also covered in faint green pigment.  The back side shows a blonder shade of color to the buffalo hair.  Measurements are done with the stand in place.

Price: $3400