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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
eagle 171 White 769 felt 201 orange 203 disc 11 Beads 2617 horsehair 91 cloth 876 plumes 30 leather 2024 Gray 59 feathers 641 Red 1061
Names
War bonnet 36
Subjects
triangle 152 geometric 807
Date:
ca. 1940
Dimensions:
L: 27 in, H: 15 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Corliss C. and Audrienne H. Moseley
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. War bonnet - gray felt hat; eagle feathers; white plumes and red cloth at bases of feathers; patches of gray cloth and gray plumes at tips of feathers; beaded brow band with triangle pattern in red, purple and green on white; leather disc on each side with painted geometric design in blue, black, red, green and yellow; orange horse hair fringe around edge; long strips of gray fur (wool?) attached to discs.
Accession Number:
NA.205.54

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