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Plains Indian Museum

Plains 566
ermine 119 wood 4438 golden eagle feathers 54 varnish 7 cotton string 20 dyed horse hair 63 cotton cloth 39 turkey feathers dyed feathers 24 ermine fur 6 string 175 tanned hide 162 ermine hide 11
horn bonnet 3
ca. 1900
H: 13 in, width: 23 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
Horn style bonnet. Horns carved from wood with dark stain, attached to either side of ermine covered, tanned hide cap. Eagle and turkey feathers tied to top of cap; red feathers at base; yellow and natural horsehair at tips. Tips of horns covered with ermine strips, purple fluffs, orange horse hair. Metallic string tied between each horn and central feathers. Cap lined with cotton cloth, yellow paint on inside of brow. Chin strap made from twisted string.
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