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NA.204.2
Sioux | South Dakota | Ghost...
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NA.204.2 | ca. 1890 | L: 35.5 in, sleeve to sleeve: 67 in, body width: 27.5 in | Gift of The New Hampshire Historical Society | Dress and Adornment - Religious Attire. Ghost dance shirt - muslin shirt, long sleeved, hand-sewn with black thread, self-fringed at side and underarms seams, shoulder seams, hem, sleeve ends and neck edge, muslin fringe V sewn at front and back, gathered at sleeve ends and neck with fringed slit at back neck. Shirt is colored with red ochre (possibly) in bands at sleeve ends and elbows, alonge fringes and inside front and back V's, front V has an uncolored horizontal crescent moon in lower point. Front and back V points have a single eagle feather and a bunch of blue and yellow dyed breath feathers tied to cloth and a green dyed twisted thong. Tied at top of each shoulder with a twisted green dyed thong is a single eagle spike feather. Tied at underarm seam at the elbow is a bundle of green dyed thongs with small brown feathers and split owl feathers, sinew wrapped to ends of thongs. Tied at underarm seam at each sleeve end with a green dyed twisted thong is a single eagle spike feather sinew wrapped to thong ends. | NA.204.2back.JPG | NA.204.2view1.JPG | NA.204.2view2.JPG | NA.204.2dtl.JPG | NA.204.2.jpg | Ghost Dance shirt | muslin | eagle | feather | pigment | owl | thread | hand sewn | feathers | breath | Sioux | South Dakota

NA.502.184
Plains | Native American Chu...
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NA.502.184 | ca. 1940 | overall length: 23.75 in, feather length: 9.5 in, feather width: 1.5 in, handle length without fringe: 6.125 in, Diameter: .75 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Twenty-two assorted small feathers (brown, black, blue, gray, striped), all trimmed on one with edges pinked, all have tiny feathers attached at white leather wrapped bases which are attached to a netting beaded white wood handle with a design of zigzags in dark clear red, red, orange, yellow, clear amber, taupe, lavendar, royal blue, turquoise, aqua, clear light blue, clear pale green, clear light green, clear blue-green and white with blue stripes with a wide pink band containing a light blue cross, 2 black and white feathers and a red, white and blue flag; white round braided loop at handle bottom attaches to a similar loop on a tassle with netting beaded black and white feathers on a red, orange and yellow ground with twisted white cord fringe; to 3 fringes are tied a cross, an arrow and a star charms; all beading done in tiny seed beads. Magpie feathers, pheasant feathers, Red Tailed hawk feathers, Flicker feathers, eagle feathers | NA.502.184.JPG | na.502.184.jpg | flag | stripes | feathers | cross | zigzag | Native American Church | fan | feather | pinked edges | star | blue | loop | assorted | fringes | pheasant | black | one | beading | leather | glass beads | striped | round | wrapped | feathers | red tail hawk | eagle | Cord | flicker | brown | handle | wood | Gray | arrow | braided | magpie | trimmed | netted | twenty-one | charms | twisted | cross | small | White | Plains

NA.205.63
Northern Plains | War bonnet...
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NA.205.63 | ca. 1905 | L: 29 in, H: 21.5 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. War bonnet - yellow felt hat; eagle feathers, white plumes and yellow cloth at bases, green dyed horse hair at tips; beaded brow band with triangle pattern in yellow, green and dark blue on light blue ground; two strips of red cloth and one ermine skin on each side. | NA.205.63.JPG | NA.205.63.JPG | NA.205.63.JPG | triangle | War bonnet | White | eagle | felt | cloth | plumes | Beads | feathers | ermine | yellow | horsehair | green dyed | Red | Northern Plains

NA.203.333
hair ornament | eagle | rose...
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NA.203.333 | 1935 | L: 22.25 in, width: 2 in | Gift of J.W. Duke Wellington | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Hair ornament - leather strip with German silver conchos attached. One end is decorated with black horsehair; the other end is decorated with a red, white and blue beaded rosette and a single golden eagle feather with red fluffs attached to a circular piece of rawhide. | na.203.333.jpg | hair ornament | eagle | rosette | beaded | feather | leather | german silver | conchos | horsehair | black | rawhide

NA.205.14A/B
South Dakota | Lakota | Nort...
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NA.205.14A/B | 1920-1930 | bonnet height: 21.5 in | The Catherine Bradford Collection, Gift of The Coe Foundation | Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. (A) War bonnet - buckskin skull cap with lazy stitch bead front band in multi-color geometric design on white background. Multi-color bead rosettes and tabs with tin cone and feather puff tassels at each side of band. Wrapped quillwork tassel on rosettes. Otter and ermine strips with bead and yellow horse hair tips. 30 eagle feathers with feather puffs at tips and base with red beaded stems. (B) Trailer - buckskin strips with painted animals, pipes and geometric designs. Red, white and blue bead edge. 72 eagle feathers with feather puffs at tips. Red beaded feather stem bases. Fringe at bottom edge and top panel. Green ribbon tied to bottom feathers. | NA.205.14AB.JPG | geometric | multi-color | rosettes | pipes | animals | War bonnet | trailer | eagle | ribbon | feather | seed | Beads | fringe | porcupine | hair | tin | green | lazy stitch | ermine | feathers | cones | puffs | quills | hide | otter | horse | deer | South Dakota | Lakota | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.505.16
Northern Plains | Sioux | ha...
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NA.505.16 | ca. 1940 | square: 13.375 in, H: 3.75 in | Ritual and Recreation: Musical Instruments. Square wooden frame with rawhide stretched over and laced. Green painted along outside edges. Hand with bow and arrow painted on one side; Indian chief on horse on other side. Two eagle feathers attached. | NA.505.16.JPG | na.505.16v1.jpg | na.505.16v2.jpg | hand with bow and arrow | Indian chief on horse | hand drum | eagle | Square | frame | green | cover | wood | feathers | rawhide | painted | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.205.77
Northern Plains | headdress ...
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NA.205.77 | ca. 1910 | A gift of Romie M. Nunn, Wyoming Pioneer, 1903-1988 | Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. Headdress with trailer - brown felt hat crown covered on the outside with white muslin; 28 eagle feathers with red wool wrapped bottoms and clipped tops with yellow and gray hair attached are tied around crown and to each other with leather thong ties; leather band stitched to front has lost most of its beadwork-what is left is 1-1/2 stepped triangles in clear cut green, clear cut red, light blue and clear cut pink on a white ground, all lazy stitch beaded with sinew; attached at both sides are strips of gray-white fur and faded aqua satin ribbons; added trailer of lightweight yellow muslin over navy wool (?) has 35 eagle feathers with pink and gray fluffs in red wool wrapped bottoms and yellow-gray hair glued at tips attached to trailer and to each other with white string; crown of hat is decorated with breath feathers with the bottoms dyed yellow. | NA.205.77.JPG | NA.205.77BACK.JPG | NA.205.77RIGHTSIDE.JPG | triangles | stepped | headdress with trailer | eagle | felt | fur | string | breath | leather | muslin | Satin | sinew | Beads | wool | feathers | lazy stitch | Northern Plains

NA.102.13
Northern Plains | arrow | ea...
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NA.102.13 | ca. 1870 | L: 26 in | Utensils and implements - Hunting (could also be used for fighting). Arrow - Sinew wrapped wooden arrow with metal trade tip, eagle feathers on upper shaft, straight blood grooves. Two red paint bands with yellow band in middle. | NA.102.13.JPG | arrow | eagle | metal | paint | feathers | sinew | Red | wood | Northern Plains

NA.109.78
Southern Plains | fan | eagl...
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NA.109.78 | overall length: 28.5 in, feather lengths: 14.75 in | Gift of Mr. Richard W. Leche | Utensils and implements - Toilet Articles. Peyote fan - ten golden eagle feathers with buckskin and wrapped bead base in shades of blue and red in peyote stitch. Buckskin handle with wrapped bead decoration - same as feather bases. Buckskin fringe at handle bottom. Silver metal crucifix attached to handle. | NA.109.78.JPG | na.109.78.jpg | fan | eagle | golden | hide | metal | feathers | seed | deer | Beads | Southern Plains

NA.502.132
Northern Plains | Blackfeet ...
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NA.502.132 | ca. 1920? | L: 44 in, width: 16 in | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Wooden stick covered with leather painted red; fringes near top, middle lower and bottom; seven eagle feathers bottom wrapped with dark green felt attached to stick rawhide strips; stick shaped in a spear at tip painted red. | NA.502.132.JPG | dance spear | felt | eagle | fringes | painted | wooden | dark green | covered | rawhide | leather | feathers | seven | Red | strips | Northern Plains | Blackfeet

NA.504.122
Northern Plains | Sioux | pi...
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NA.504.122 | ca. 1890 | bowl length: 6.375 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. (A) Rectangular shaped wooden stem with wrapped quillwork decoration. Duck feathers at top with eagle feather attached. Stem wrapped with parfleche. Purple ribbon at top. Black animal fur below quillwork section. (B) Circular shaped catlinite bowl. | NA.504.122.JPG | na.504.122.jpg | pipe bowl and stem | eagle | wood | black | duck | purple | animal fur | horse | feathers | quills | porcupine | paint | catlinite | hair | ribbon | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.205.38
Plains | society staff | eag...
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NA.205.38 | ca. 1900 | L: 64.25 in, width of points: 1.875 in | Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. Society staff - wood; leaf shaped wooden point painted with black stripes; string of eight eagle feathers; tafts of white fur, large sequins, small beads and pheasant feathers attached to eagle feathers; bases of feathers wrapped with yellow and red thread. | NA.205.38.JPG | NA.205.38.JPG | stripes | black | Leaf | society staff | eagle | feathers | Beads | wood | sequins | thread | fur | Plains

NA.205.47
Northern Plains | Feather bo...
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NA.205.47 | ca. 1960 | L: 25 in, H: 17 in | Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. War bonnet - dark blue felt hat; eagle feathers, white plumes and red cloth at bases of feathers; blue plumes and white horse hair (possibly) at tips of feathers; beaded brow band with diamond and fork pattern in red, dark blue, and pink on blue ground; rosette on each side beaded in red, white and blue; strips of rabbit fur and blue and red ribbons attached below rosettes. | NA.205.47.JPG | NA.205.47.JPG | rosette | Diamond | fork | Feather bonnet | eagle | felt | rabbit | feathers | fur | glass beads | plumes | cloth | Ribbons | Northern Plains

NA.203.349
Oklahoma | Cheyenne | War bo...
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NA.203.349 | 1885 | H: 15.75 in, L: 50 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. War bonnet - feathers trimmed with red down feathers, wrapped at the end with red wool cloth. Felt crown, deteriorated fringe and blue ribbons on each side, beaded brow band with red and blue stripes on white ground. Red wool cloth trailer with three sets of four feathers, lined with blue and white print cloth. | na.203.349v2.jpg | na.203.349v1.jpg | blue | Red | stripes | War bonnet | eagle | Ribbons | down | felt | Print | White | blue | Beads | feathers | Red | cloth | wool | fringe | Oklahoma | Cheyenne

NA.205.4
Crow | Northern Plains | hea...
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NA.205.4 | ca. 1870 | L: 70 in, width: 46.5 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. Medicine headdress - completely tanned mountain lion hide with deer hoof, owl talon and group of large eagle feathers attached to back with clipped feather tassle at top. Buckskin skull cap with tab at end of trail. Inside dyed with red ochre. | NA.205.4.JPG | NA.205.4.JPG | NA.205.4.JPG | headdress | eagle | hoof | talon | ochre | feathers | deer | tanned | Mountain Lion | owl | hide | Red | Crow | Northern Plains

NA.504.185
Omaha | Central Plains | pip...
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NA.504.185 | ca. 1865 | calumet length: 39.5 in, calumet diameter: 1 in, pipe length: 47.125 in, pipe bowl diameter: .75 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. (A) Calumet - wooden, carved and painted green and red. Wrapped at handle with blue trade cloth and bone. Drop is eleven golden eagle feathers. Wood is also wrapped and decorated with hawk and owl feathers, three groupings of string, and red dyed horse hair. (B) Pipe Dance Pipe - wooden, carved and painted green and red. Middle decorated with feathers and one end with horsehair. | NA.504.185A&B.JPG | na.504.185.jpg | pipe dance bundle | wooden | eagle | carved | dyed | hair | blue | Tradecloth | wrapped | hawk | feathers | green | owl | Red | calumet | horse | bone | string | pipe | painted | Omaha | Central Plains

NA.203.648
bustle fragment | eagle | le...
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NA.203.648 | ca. 1890? | L: 15.25 in, width: 4.5 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Bustle fragment? - eagle tail feathers attached to leather patch; two rawhide dangles wrapped with porcupine quills in yellow, pink, green, orange and purple; bone button attached to middle. | NA.203.648.JPG | na.203.648.jpg | bustle fragment | eagle | leather | rawhide | quills | bone | tail | patch | feathers | porcupine | button

NA.502.17
Northern Plains | dance shie...
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NA.502.17 | Diameter: 14.5 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Beige muslin shield stretched over a wooden woven frame. Strip of red wool attached along edge. Eagle feathers attached to top and bottom with red and green wool wrapped stems. Black cloth handle. | NA.502.17.JPG | na.502.17.jpg | dance shield | eagle | beige | black | muslin | cloth | wood | green | Red | wool | Woven | feathers | frame | Northern Plains

1.67.470
lance | trade | eagle | wood...
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1.67.470 | ca. 1900 | overall length: 94 in | Credit Line: Gift of The Coe Foundation. War lance with wooden shaft and long arrow shaped tip. Large tassle of eagle and hawk feathers wrapped with red tradecloth at top attached to shaft, c. 1900. Gift of the above source, 1967 catalog no. 169. | 1.67.470.jpg | wrapped | lance | trade | eagle | wood | tassle | Red | arrow shaped tip | feathers | hawk | cloth

NA.203.1206
New Mexico | Taos | dance wa...
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NA.203.1206 | ca. 1890 | overall length: 22.5 in, width: 3.75 in, depth: 2.5 in | Gift of Paul and Carol Sarkisian | Nine eagle feathers, cotton cloth (gingham) | na.203.1206v1.jpg | na.203.1206v2.jpg | dance wand | eagle | cotton | gingham | feather | New Mexico | Taos

NA.205.54
Northern Plains | War bonnet...
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NA.205.54 | ca. 1940 | L: 27 in, H: 15 in | Gift of Corliss C. and Audrienne H. Moseley | Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. War bonnet - gray felt hat; eagle feathers; white plumes and red cloth at bases of feathers; patches of gray cloth and gray plumes at tips of feathers; beaded brow band with triangle pattern in red, purple and green on white; leather disc on each side with painted geometric design in blue, black, red, green and yellow; orange horse hair fringe around edge; long strips of gray fur (wool?) attached to discs. | NA.205.54.JPG | na.205.54v2.jpg | na.205.54v1.jpg | triangle | geometric | War bonnet | eagle | White | felt | orange | disc | Beads | horsehair | cloth | plumes | leather | Gray | feathers | Red | Northern Plains

NA.205.74
War bonnet | sinew | dark br...
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NA.205.74 | 1905 | crown length: 23 in, crown width: 17.5 in | Gift of Ms. Pauline Hills and Thelma Crandall | Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. War bonnet - made on a tan felt hat crown; 21 eagle feathers around crown with yellow-dyed hair at tips, gray and white breath feathers at bases, rawhide loops at bases of feathers overwrapped with red flannel tied top and bottom with heavy white thread, center front feather wrapping has 3 small copper or brass disks sewn to it, crown feathers are connected to each other with a leather thong through the shaft of each feather about 1/4 of the way from the bottom; beaded front band on leather strip, lazy-stitch beaded with 3 stepped triangles in clear cut red, light blue and dark blue cut beads on white ground with small squares of clear red and dark blue cut beads, ends of band trimmed with dark blue cut and red/white hearts beads, row of small copper or brass disks at bottom of bead strip with outside border of light blue and clear red cut beads, all seed beads; hat trimmed at sides with trailers of yellow, red, teal and orange silk ribbons, red and plain leather ties; crown of hat has a single spike with breath feathers sinew wrapped on and a dark brown animal tail tied on; single red cotton cloth trailer attached at back of hat and split into two tails at mid-point, 2 rows of 23 eagle feathers with yellow-dyed hair orange-dyed horsehair at tips and gray and white breath feathers at bases, rawhide loops at bases of feathers overwrapped with red wool tradecloth tied top and bottom with heavy white thread, feathers are attached to trailer with long leather thongs and to each other in each row with a long leather thong through the shaft of each feather; 2 leather thong ties at mid-point of trailer; bottoms of tails trimmed with blue cloth binding. | na.205.74v1.jpg | na.205.74v2.jpg | NA.205.74.JPG | triangles | stepped | War bonnet | sinew | dark brown | horsehair | wool | thread | eagle | yellow dyed | cloth | flannel | breath | cut | Tradecloth | brass | Beads | disks | tail | copper | orange-dyed | tan | blue | felt | silk | feathers | Animal | binding | rawhide | cotton | red/white hearts | heavy | lazy stitch | Ribbons | Red | White | seed | leather

NA.203.1207
New Mexico | Taos | dance wa...
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NA.203.1207 | ca. 1890 | overall length: 22 in, width: 6 in, depth: 5 in | Gift of Paul and Carol Sarkisian | Sixteen eagle feathers, three peacock feathers, one possible hawk feather, cotton cloth (denim) | na.203.1207.jpg | dance wand | hawk | cotton | eagle | feather | denim | peacock | New Mexico | Taos

NA.203.1076
Wind River Native Crafts, In...
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NA.203.1076 | L: 17.5 in, width: 6.5 in | Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Fan made of four brown eagle feathers wrapped in ivory colored hide at the base of each. Tiny aqua feathers trim the two outside long feathers. The round grip of ivory colored hide is trimmed in white, aqua and burgundy seed beads in a gourd stitch. Fringe (3 1/2") hangs at the bottom. | na.203.1076.jpg | fan | eagle | Beads | hide | seed | feathers | gourd stitch | Wind River Native Crafts, Inc.