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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Sioux 990
Descriptions
lazy stitch 368 Gray 59 Red 1061 Beads 2617 red/white hearts 133 felt 201 cloth 876 rawhide 1018 Ribbons 76 rabbit 14 horse 292 plumes 30 eagle 171 hair 424 feathers 641 fur 151
Names
War bonnet 36
Subjects
tipi 105
Date:
ca. 1900
Dimensions:
H: 16.25 in, width: 7.5 in, L: 22 in
Remarks:
Function: Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. Object: War bonnet - crown from felt hat for base; eagle feathers and gray plumes all the way around; feathers and plumes attached with rawhide strips and red cloth; small pieces of rabbit (?) fur and horse hair tassles at tip of each feather; beaded strip along front, lazy stitch with tipi design in turquoise, red/white hearts and blue on white ground; white, yellow and red ribbons attached behind beaded strip. Remarks: Gift of the above source, The Coe Foundation
Accession Number:
NA.205.22

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