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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
ermine 119 plumes 30 feathers 641 cloth 876 yarn 210 fur 151 horsehair 91 felt 201 eagle 171 thread 225
Names
Feather bonnet 50
Subjects
rosette 22 triangle 152
Date:
ca. 1920
Dimensions:
L: 31 in, H: 18 in
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. Headdress - felt hat; eagle feathers, brown and white plume feathers at bases, patches of green and white fur and strands of braided horse hair at tips, bases wrapped in red cloth and green and yellow yarn; beaded brow band with triangle pattern in yellow, purple, maroon, red and blue on white ground; rosette on each side beaded in white, green, purple, red and yellow; three ermine skins hanging from each side; long forked feather quill attached to top; quills wrapped with red and white thread, white plume and feathers attached to tips.
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 9
Accession Number:
NA.205.65

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