Apache Style Buffalo Head Dress
Apache Style Buffalo Head Dress handmade by Navajo Artist, Matthew Kirk Tafoya
Approximately 8" (Except horn part) X 6"
This head dress is constructed with buckskin and re-enforced with a raw hide framework that supports the buffalo horns which are attached to the upper, outer portion of the hat.
The decoration around the head dress is called Apache cutout with a red underlay, accented with metal spots mimicking the milky way running along a mountain space. A beaded star and crescent moon embellish the forehead of the head dress. The rear of the head dress has circular cut-out flaps that hang from the brim bottom. The star and crescent moon in the sky signaled tax collection time or “raiding” season as colonials would come know the practice and view the symbol as hostile.
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