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Object Name HEADDRESS
Catalog Number 0985.10.00240
Description Red wool band onto which are sewn black and white feathers with a white bead string interlaced in the feathers. The headdress very fragile, not unfolded for examination.
Dimensions W-10 inches
Owned Nathan George Evans; unidentified Comanche [unidentified Native American]
Event Battle of Wichita Village
Provenance Headdress of a Comanche Indian chief picked up on the battlefield of Wichita, Texas on October 1, 1858. The chief was killed in the battle which occurred there on that date.
People Evans, Nathan George
Search Terms Battle of Wichita Village
found on battlefield
Subjects Headgear
Indians of North America
Indigenous peoples
Native Americans