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Forehead Ornament for a Horse


Bernadine Real Bird



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G261
Forehead Ornament for a Horse, Bernadine Real Bird
Forehead Ornament for a Horse: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Beadwork | Beads, cotton, horsehair, animal hide, metal stud
Size: 16 x 9 1/2 in. (40.64 x 24.13 cm) (including fringe)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region
Culture: Apsaalooka (Crow), North America, United States, Great Plains region
Style: 21st century
Physical Description: keyhole-shaped, with beads in geometric designs on front; fringe of black and white horsehair at bottom and around circular portion; tan backing
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the N. Bud and Beverly Grossman Foundation in honor of Dr. Evan M. Maurer, Director Emeritus, for his visionary leadership of The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1988-2005
Accession Number: 2004.70.12
Artist: Bernadine Real Bird
Role: Maker
Added to Site: March 1, 2009