Collection

Plains Indian Museum

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Not currently on display

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Accession Number: NA.205.93

Dimensions: L: 22 in, width: 13 in

Remarks: Dress and Adornment, Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. Eagle (?) feather bonnet with white horsehair streamers. Red, blue yarn, multi colored bead rounds in front. Beaded head band in blue, red, white, green, yellow step design in lazy stitch greasy size 11 seed beads. Some green and red feathers, owl feathers, pheasant tail feathers and blue curtain tassles on decorative strips. Each eagle (?) feather wrapped in red wool at base attached to felt inner hat. Ribbons on outside in red and green with long red, magenta and blue yarn hanging down.

Synopsis: feather- bonnet- Wool- leather- Beads- feathers- yarn- thread- ribbon- Dress and Adornment, Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. Eagle (?) feather bonnet with white horsehair streamers. Red, blue yarn, multi colored bead rounds in front. Beaded head band in blue, red, white, green, yellow step design in lazy stitch greasy size 11 seed beads. Some green and red feathers, owl feathers, pheasant tail feathers and blue curtain tassles on decorative strips. Each eagle (?) feather wrapped in red wool at base attached to felt inner hat. Ribbons on outside in red and green with long red, magenta and blue yarn hanging down.

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Carl J's contest entry
Carl J's contest entry - Curated by Carl J

Culture through Clothing
Culture through Clothing - Curated by AaronD
A headdress made of different feathers, yarn, and beads, this bonnet was typically used as an adornment and as a symbol of status.


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