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Eagle Hat ca. 1870 with brass buttons for eyes

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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Crow 493 Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
body 4 buttons 114 feathers 641 buffalo 115 head 47 brass 1442 bell 12 golden eagle 17 hide 1074 hair 424
Names
eagle hat 65
Date:
ca. 1870
Dimensions:
H: 11 in, L: 26 in
Credit Line:
The I.H. Larry Larom Collection of Plains Indian Ethnology
Remarks:
Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Hat - buffalo hair and hide skull cap with brass bell along edge. Golden Eagle wing feathers on sides, golden eagle head, body and tail feathers on top, brass buttons for eyes.
Accession Number:
NA.203.168

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.

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