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War Bonnet

Object Number:45-15-528
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux (uncertain)
Cheyenne (uncertain)
Provenience: United States of America
Minnesota
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Felt
Cotton
Flannel
Eagle Feather
Horsehair
Buckskin
Glass
Fur
Length: 260 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Black felt cap covered with figured calico, red flannel trailer. 62 eagle feathers tipped with yellow horsehair, buckskin brow-band beaded blue, yellow. Red tipis, white ground, fur strip cheek-pendants, few eagle plumes along trailer.

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