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Plains Indian Museum

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Northern Cheyenne 35 Montana 236
Descriptions
porcupine quills 146 deer hide 193 White 769 felt 201 brass 1442 puffs 31 ermine 119 feather 171 seed 1420 orange 203 tanned 631 yarn 210 Horse Hair 108 ribbon 206 blue 690 glass beads 689 feathers 641 multi-color 30 buttons 114 golden eagle 17 cloth 876
Names
Feather bonnet 50
Date:
ca. 1900
Dimensions:
overall length: 64 in
Credit Line:
Dr. Robert Anderson Collection
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. Feather bonnet - commercially tanned leather skull cap with wrapped quillwork band having row of brass buttons along top. Large strips of ermine attached to side of band. Eagle feathers with blue yarn wrapped stems, white and orange feather puffs with horse hair tassles at tips. Red felt double trailer with yellow ribbon on edges and down center. Beaded medallion on center back of trailer with multi-color feather puffs and eagle feathers attached. Small feathers with stripped stems down each side of trailer. Trailer lined with black floral print cloth.
Accession Number:
NA.205.9

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