University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 42-3-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Teton
Provenience: South Dakota
Culture Area: Great Plains
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Stroud
Feather
Hair
Bead
Metal
Fiber
Credit Line:Gift of Samuel W. Fernberger, 1942
Other NumberL-80-1 - Old Museum Number

Description

Long tailed war-bonnet of tanned buckskin and red stroud. Eagle feathers with horsehair tufts attached by white clay. 35 feathers on tail and 22 on headdress. Headdress decorated with beaded forehead band of blue and white glass beads in stepped pyramidal design, brass discs, red, green and yellow ribbons, and buckskin thongs.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014 - Nov 2018)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 325 Full pageView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Williams, Lucy F., et al. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem. : Page/Fig./Plate: 94View Objects cited in this Publication

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