examples of custom made

HAIR ORNAMENTS / HEAD ORNAMENTS

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

Beaded Arapaho thunderbird Hair Ornament

Headdresses

Porky Roaches / Roach Headdresses

Civil War Cappie with hair ornament

Hair ornament

Plains Indian Hair Ornaments

Based on museum examples

Sioux hair ornament
Arapaho Thunderbird hair ornament (museum replica)
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.
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
plains hair ornament
Cheyenne Hair Ornament
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)
various feathers, fluffs, quilled medicine wheel, traded cloth, bells, shell, fur, etc.
Plains Indian hair ornament

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

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