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Plains Indian Museum

Comanche 19 Southern Plains 72
fur 151 feathers 641 hair 424 glass beads 689 Cotton cloth 154 hide 1074
Feather bonnet 50
ca. 1870
L: 20 in, width: 10 in
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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
Comanche tight crown bonnet. Skull cap made from red cloth with a pattern of squiggly black and white lines. Brow has a red and white diamond bead work strip. Above this is a strip of animal fur. Feathers wrapped in cotton cloth radiate around crown. Tips of feathers have red hair attached. 12 feathers, mixed types some possibly turkey, attached with hide string and cotton string hang from the sides of the bonnet.
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