War Bonnet


From: United States of America

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 38-8-3
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sioux
Provenience United States of America
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Felt | Bead | Feather | Fiber

War bonnet. Felt cap with beaded forehead band in tipi design, red, light and dark blue on white ground. 24 eagle feathers with stems wrapped with red flannel and with downy feathers at their bases.Two long strings of very large beads, pendent.

Height 43.18 cm
Credit Line Gift of Rodman Wanamaker III, 1938

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