Apr 9, 2012
Apr 9, 2012

Tablita (Dance Headdress)

Tablita (Dance Headdress)

early 1900s

Cardboard, string, paint, leather

Gift of Amelia Elizabeth White 1937.921


This flat headdress was worn by a female maize dancer. The stepped forms at the top are stylized clouds, while the paired feathers may symbolize prayers.

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