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War Bonnet

Object Number:38056
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kiowa
Provenience: United States of America
Oklahoma
Culture Area: Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Horsehair
Flannel
Eagle Feather
Glass
Ermine
Technique:Beaded
Length: 193.04 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Thomas B. Donaldson; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1901

Description

61 eagle feathers, tipped with colored horsehair, sewn on a band of red flannel. Headpiece sewn with bead work and ermine skins.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Shadow Catcher: E.S. Curtis (01 Feb 1980 - 01 Aug 1980) View Objects in Exhibition
Plains Gallery ( Apr 1986 - Jun 1999) View Objects in Exhibition
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition

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