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Plains Indian Museum

Northern Plains 1866
Cotton cloth 154 dye 189 silk ribbon 38 wool cloth 199 tanned hide 570 ermine 119 mallard feathers Horse Hair 108 metal bells 5 bear hide 2 eagle feathers 19 bison horns 3 Bear fur felt 201 glass beads 689 feathers 641
bonnet 30 trailer 39
ca. 1870
L: 72.5 in, plume length: 20 in, width: 17 in, cap diameter: 25 in
Credit Line:
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
Bonnet and trailer with two buffalo horns connected with beaded strand. Hide and fur "ears" attached below horns. Eagle feather and plume from center. Brow band beaded in medium and light blue lightning pattern. Ermine pieces and silk ribbons at temples. Trailer is red cotton cloth with tan edge, overlay of bear (?) fur and hide; natural and red dyed golden eagle feathers with yellow horsehair attached. Orange feathers and fur on lower 1/3 of trailer seem to be newer additions.
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