University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:59-17-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Assiniboine
Provenience: Canada
Alberta
Banff
Culture Area: Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Feather
Hair
Fiber
Bead
Fur
Skin
Height: 70 cm
Depth: 34 cm
Credit Line:Gift of John A. Diemand, 1959

Description

Swept-back type. Eagle feathers with white fur tufts and horsehair plumes attached to tips; downy feathers half as long attached at butts with red cloth wrapped with white thread; beaded brow-band in blue with orange and red designs, red and purple beaded discs at each end, three ermine tips hang from each end; tan skin covering sewed to black felt cap with machine stitching; no trail.


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