Yellow Halo Headdress by Russ Kruse - RK1150
This Yellow Halo Headdress was worn as a form of status revealing ranks among warriors among the Sioux, Crow, Cheyenne, Blackfoot, Assinniboine and Plains Cree. Each feather was earned by counting coup, brave deeds or other accomplishments
This carefully crafted art piece includes hand-painted white turkey feathers to imitate eagle feathers. The red feathers symbolize strength, vitality/life force, good fortune and good health. The custom lazy bead work on the brow band and detailed accents are all handcrafted by Russ Kruse. Ermine tubes accentuate the bottom of the headdress. The leather construction ensures years of durability and beauty for the owner of this piece.
This headdress measures 30"H x 14"W x 21" D -- stand sold separately,
THIS HEADDRESS IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE IN OUR PRESCOTT GALLERY AND AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY.
At a young age Russ Kruse discovered his passion for creating reproductions of Native American artifacts. His channeled expertise in flint knapping, carving, beadwork, painting feathers, leatherwork, scrimshaw, and relief-carving have allowed Russ to make a multitude of masterfully-crafted, unique art pieces.