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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, MT 34 Gros Ventre 81
Descriptions
wool 622 Red 1061 pink 230 orange 203 yellow 526 horsehair 91 skins 3 golden 16 weasel 7 felt 201 eagle 171 feathers 641 down 19 Beads 2617
Names
War bonnet 36
Subjects
tipi 105
Date:
1890
Dimensions:
L: 29 in, width: 17 in, H: 16 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Object: War bonnet - golden eagle feathers alternatingly dyed red in groups of four, trimmed with orange and yellow down feathers and horsehair, wrapped in red wool cloth and leather thongs; one feather dyed orange. Felt crown trimmed with weasel skins on each side wrapped with red wool cloth and red and pink down feathers at the ends. Beaded brow band, tipi design in blue and mustard on white ground.
Accession Number:
NA.203.347

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