examples of custom made


Hair Ornaments of the Native American - Plains Indian, Sioux, Arapaho, Cheyenne, etc.


Porky Roaches / Roach Headdresses

Civil War Cappie with hair ornament

Hair ornament

This ornament was made for an old Civil War cap. The cap has been decorated using Cheyenne bead colors and other items from that period (see Civil War cap

Beaded Arapaho thunderbird Hair Ornament
Plains Indian Hair Ornaments

Based on museum examples

Sioux hair ornament
Arapaho Thunderbird hair ornament (based on a museum example)
Plains Indian Hair Ornament
This hair ornament was based on - but not made excactly the same as the one worn by Kicking Bird in "Dances with Wolves" hand painted eagle feathers, buffalo rawhide, wild turkey, etc.
The Battle of Washita River (Battle of the Washita) occurred on November 27th, 1868 when Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer's 7th U.S. Cavalry attacked Black Kettle's Cheyenne village on the Washita River (near present day Cheyenne, Oklahoma)
plains hair ornament
Cheyenne Hair Ornament
various feathers, fluffs, quilled medicine wheel, traded cloth, bells, shell, fur, etc.
Plains Indian hair ornament Plains Indian hair ornament

based on a CHEYENNE beaded design - feather for top hap (made for a reenactor- Frontiersman)

Plains Indian Hair Ornament


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