Medium: Feather, quill, cotton, fiber
Dates:early 20th century
Dimensions: 31 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. (79.4 x 13.3 cm)
Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H1, 14RR
Accession Number: 08.491.8808
Catalogue Description: A common type of ceremonial headgear in central California, flicker feathered bands were worn horizontally over the forehead, down over the eyes with the two ends flapping loosely at the sides. Pomo and Maidu versions are virtually identical. The vivid contrast in colors- orange from stripped shafts, black from the natural shaped tails - is produced by using different feathers of the same bird.