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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Oglala Sioux 2 Her Many Horses, Emil 4
Descriptions
leather 2024 Beads 2617 feathers 641 fabric 111 felt 201 metal 3340 silk 96
Names
hat 65
Subjects
peyote bird 6 zigzag 91
Date:
1998
Dimensions:
H: 6 in, width: 10 in, depth: 12.375 in
Credit Line:
Gift of the Pilot Foundation
Inscription:
interior top: F/ SELECT/ QUALITY/ SILK HAT/ RECOGNIZED STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation; Ritual Curing and Cult Objects. Black beaver felt top hat with gros grain ribbon at edge of brim. Flat metal in shape of peyote bird, with movable tail, pinned to front of hat. Leather interior brim with white fabric interior. Inscription on interior top. Beaded hatband with round rosette and feathers at front accompanies hat. Hat band has light blue background with a repeating design around the band. Design consists of a row of red and blue peyote birds on either side of two multi-colored zigzag designs. Between the zigzag designs is a row of four repeat designs of a white bead surrounded by black beads. Rosette has a scalloped edge. Multi-colored beaded circular design with white tipi at center bottom. Interior is lined with fabric. Feathers at top of rosette are teal and brown with red, blue and white feathers with black at top and base.
Accession Number:
NA.502.215.1

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