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Object Number:38-8-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux
Provenience: United States of America
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Felt
Eagle Feathers
Horsehair
Beads
Height: 45.72 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Rodman Wanamaker III, 1938

Description

War bonnet. Felt cap with beaded forehead band in tipi design, red, light and dark blue on white ground. 21 eagle feathers with stems wrapped with red flannel, tips tufted with red, green and natural downy feathers; 2 bunches of smaller dyed feathers and horsehair pendent at the back.

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