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|Northern Plains 1866|
|wool cloth 199 quills 403 tanned hide 162 metal bells 5 golden eagle feather fluffs 5 dyed horse hair 63 tin cones 81 dyed porcupine quills 86 glass beads 689 felt skull cap 7 rawhide 1018 Beads 2617 silk ribbon 38 feathers 641 bells 106 cloth 876 cotton string 20 golden eagle tail feathers 6 rope 25 dyed feathers 24|
|Feather bonnet 50|
|bonnet height: 19 in, circumference: 26 in|
|The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe|
|Golden eagle feather bonnet. Felt cap; eagle feathers attached with rawhide loops -- some with pigment from parfleches-- orange dyed horse hair with orange adhesive at tips; red wool wraps with black string; white feather fluffs at base of feathers. Beaded brow band appears to have been attached upside-down; white ground with inverted tipi designs in red/blue/yellow; bells, metal beads on upper edge; multi-colored bead edging. Yellow, green silk ribbons behind temples. Pink/green/yellow quilled dangles (appear newer) with tin cones, red feathers attached to brow band. Top of cap covered with dyed orange feathers (appear recent); plume has orange fluff and newer orange feathers glued on. Rope sewn to outside of cap for support.|