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Plains Indian Museum

Northern Plains 1866
feather fluffs 49 rabbit fur 12 golden eagle feathers 54 dye 189 Horse Hair 108 cotton thread 354 tanned hide 570 wool cloth 199
trailer 39
mid 20th century
L: 71.5 in, width: 11.5 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
Trailer for bonnet, three pieces of red wool cloth sewn together, beige edging visible, no hem. Teal colored wool cloth, 3 ¼" at Widest hand sewn down center with tooth-cuts to hide string for feathers. 30 golden eagle feathers attached and strung with leather thong towards middle to stabilize. Four of the feathers topped with rabbit fur, dyed horse hair, red feather fluff remnant. Leather ties for attaching to bonnet on one end.
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