From: United States of America (uncertain) | Canada (uncertain) | New York (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 38-8-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Iroquois (uncertain)
Provenience United States of America (uncertain) | Canada (uncertain) | New York (uncertain)
Culture Area Northeast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Feather | Cotton | Glass

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.

Length 144.78 cm
Credit Line Gift of Rodman Wanamaker III, 1938

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