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Object Name Headdress
Other Name War Bonnet
Object Number 1979.2.74
Collection Haas
Description brown tipped eagle feathers with smaller yellow and blue feather accents; yellow feather accents glued to eagle feather tips; blue accent feathers wrapped with red cloth at large eagle feathers' quills; bead work in royal blue, yellow, red and white; two small round mirrors decorate hide piece at front forehead area; white feathers attached to hide piece behind mirror accents; lined with gray cloth; large yellow feather with white and red accent tip; several smaller eagle feathers attached to gray lining inside.
Dimensions H-20.827 W-16.26 inches
Material feathers; hide; cloth; beads
Made Sioux
Provenance This headdress is not ceremonial. Brian Jensen, a private collector, noted that the feathers are long and perfectly symmetrical - they are large feathers not often found these days.
Search Terms American Indian