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SILVER BEAD BANDEAU WITH FUCHSIA FEATHERS

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Silver bugle beads applied in horizontal rows on the bando, ornamented on each side with 2 in. x 2 in. diamond shape with an arrangement of pearls and spiral gold braid around a center past diamon, 1/4 in. round, finished on the left with a spray of fuchsia feathers 10 in. H x 7 in. W. The base is metallic organa, a band which is solid in the back and splits into two bands, one to go over the top of her head and the other across the forehead.

Object name:
SILVER BEAD BANDEAU WITH FUCHSIA FEATHERS
Made from:
beads --egret feathers --faux pearls --paste diamonds --metallic fabric
Date made:
c. 1920
Size:
W 11 1/2 in., H 3 in. (bando), W 7 in., H 10 in. (feathers)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2012.9.49
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973