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Object Number:
38-8-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Iroquois (uncertain)
Provenience:
Canada (uncertain)
New York (uncertain)
Culture Area:
Northeast
Section:
American
Materials:
Feather
Cotton
Glass
Description:
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.
Credit Line:
Gift of Rodman Wanamaker III

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