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Plains Indian Museum

Lakota 107 Northern Plains 1866
hide 1074 felt 201 porcupine quills 146 cloth 876 horsehair 91 Northern Harrier feathers Red-tailed hawk feathers sinew 620 glass beads 689 eagle feathers 19
Feather bonnet 50
H: 19.5 in, width: 15.5 in, Diameter: 9.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Elaine and Richard Wilson
Feather bonnet with red horsehair streamers. Green felt hat, 26 eagle feathers wrapped in green felt and red feathers at base, red horse hair at tips attached with single hide strip; beaded brow band with red cross design in center, and 2 triangular patterns in green, red, yellow, and blue glass beads on white background. Small square designs on inner triangle patterns. Right side of cap has Red-tailed hawk and Northern Harrier feathers attached with sinew. “Commander feather” in crown of cap attached with sinew and covered with white and red porcupine quills. Inner cap adorned with Red-tailed hawk feathers and attached with sinew.
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