University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 38-8-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Iroquois (uncertain)
Provenience: Canada (uncertain)
New York (uncertain)
Culture Area: Northeast
Credit Line:Gift of Rodman Wanamaker III, 1938


War bonnet. Headband broad in front, narrowing to the back; soft-tanned brown buckskin, stiffened with cardboard, lined with green muslin, and bound with red braid; beaded in floral design over paper pattern with large red, yellow, green, blue and white beads. Feathers from turkey, close set with underside facing outward and graded in length.

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