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Object Number:40-8-1
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:Sioux (uncertain)
Provenience: United States of America
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin (uncertain)
Elk Skin (uncertain)
Stroud
Horsehair
Eagle Feathers
Length: 187.96 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth C. Clark, 1940

Description

Cap of elk-skin. Forehead band with dark blue and white beads in triangular pattern. Eighteen long eagle plumes, tipped with yellow horsehair, around the bonnet, forty-four on the streamer. Thirteen eagle breath-feathers on the red stroud streamer, and short feathers at base of plumes. Cheek pendants of fur strips.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition

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