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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
feathers 641 Red 1061 cloth 876 horsehair 91 plumes 30 eagle 171 felt 201 red dyed 4 White 769 Beads 2617 Ribbons 76 brown 254 purple 167
Names
War bonnet 36
Subjects
cross 120 triangle 152 lazy stitch 92
Date:
ca. 1930
Dimensions:
L: 25 in, H: 16 in
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. War bonnet - brown felt hat; eagle feathers, bases wrapped in red cloth, red dyed horse hair at tips; one feather with notched edges and purple and white plumes at tip attached above and behind other feathers; lazy stitch beaded brow band with triangle and cross pattern in red and dark blue on white ground; green, orange, red, purple and pink ribbons attached to sides.
Accession Number:
NA.205.56

Not currently on display

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