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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Southwest 230 Apache 71
Descriptions
eagle down 2 tanned hide 162 owl feathers 12 pigment 539 brass tacks 42
Names
war cap
Date:
1920-1930
Dimensions:
Diameter: 7.5 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Cap is three pieces of tanned hide, pieced together to make rounded skull cap. Edge is folded up, and round tacks are added along entire perimeter. Main portion is painted in a yellowish pigment. Attached to top of crown are assortment of short eagle feathers and possible owl feather. Punctured through top on hide strip and attached with sinew. Hide strips attached to bottom on opposite sides for chin ties. Similar to examples in Goodwin and Guenther Collections dating to same era.
Accession Number:
NA.203.1657

Not currently on display


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