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Accession Number:
NA.203.18
Makers
Northern Plains, Crow
Descriptions
tanned, bells, split, brass, horns, hawk, cloth, string, deer hide, buffalo, eagle, feather, glass beads, pony, feathers, wool
Names
Buffalo Horn Bonnet
Subjects
bead decoration, overlay
Date:
ca. 1860
Dimensions:
width of cap: 9 in
Credit Line:
Catherine Bradford McClellan Collection, Gift of The Coe Foundation
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornments & Ritual Regalia. Object: Horn headdress - red wool cloth spine with tanned hide skull cap. Hawk feathers and split buffalo horns attached to skull piece with overlay bead decoration across front band with red string tassles on each side. Eagle feathers down center of trailer. Tribe: Crow or Arikara.
Publication:
Magazine: Antiques Roadshow Insider, Volume 5, Number 6, June 2005, Feathers of a Bird by John Buxton and Bill Mercer, Antiques Insider, LLC, Norwalk, page 10

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