Hair Drop

Hair Drop

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A hair drop is an ornament worn by men from Great Lakes and Plains tribes. It would be tied to the man's hair. The typical example consists of a quilled or beaded section on a strip of leather, which was later attached to an American buffalo tail. They could be over two feet long. Early hair drops were decorated with porcupine quillwork. As more Europeans arrived on Plains Indian lands in the later 19th century, glass beadwork becaome more common. Hair drops are frequently adorned with tin cones, silver, and feathers.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613677951X
  • 9786136779515