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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Prior, The G.W.P. Hat Co.
Descriptions
ermine 119 feather 171 commercially tanned 94 lazy stitch 368 Beads 2617 wool 622 cloth 876 seed 1420 feathers 641 White 769 lining 101 puffs 31 felt 201 eagle 171 Red 1061 leather 2024
Names
War bonnet 36
Subjects
geometric 807
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
overall length: 59 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. William Henry Harrison
Inscription:
Stamp: Manufactured by/Prior/The G.W.P. Hat Co.
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. War bonnet - commercially tanned leather and felt cap with stamp. Lazy stitch bead band in geometric design. Eagle feathers with red wool wrapped stems and white feather puffs at tips. Red wool trailer with beige cloth lining and trim. Pieces of ermine attached to trailer.
Accession Number:
NA.205.10

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