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Headdress or Feather Bonnet

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Feathers, hide, beads, ermine tails, wool, horsehair
DATES late 19th or early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 16 15/16 x 7 7/8 in. (43.0 x 20.0 cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Eagle feather headdress. Probably not Osage and more likely Cheyenne or Sioux. Feathers are tattered, in poor condition. See notes: this is not the headdress purchased from Bacon Rind.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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