Hairpiece made by gathering long sections of hair and binding them at the ends and in the middle using sinew and red wool. The Smithsonian Institution's catalogue indicates that this hairpiece may have been for a child.
FROM CARD: "HEAD-DRESS: ROLLS AND "SWITCHES" OF DARK-COLORED HAIR USED IN DRESSING HAIR OF ESKIMO CHILDREN. ESKIMO NEAR FORT ANDERSON."
There is a combined catalogue card for #s 7731 and 7732. The description "Head-Covering Capuchin" applies to # 7731 only. 7732 is the "HEAD-DRESS: ROLLS AND "SWITCHES" OF DARK-COLORED HAIR..."