Headdress or Feather Bonnet
Arts of the Americas
Hide, feathers, beads, ribbon, flannel, pigment
approximate: 19 x 9 x 7 in. (48.3 x 22.9 x 17.8 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Mrs. Percy Jackson
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Probably Sioux (Native American). Headdress or Feather Bonnet, 20th century. Hide, feathers, beads, ribbon, flannel, pigment, approximate: 19 x 9 x 7 in. (48.3 x 22.9 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Percy Jackson, 43.156.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.43.156.6_view1.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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Modern feather bonnet made over a felt hat base. It's construction seems to be very poorly made so it was possibly made just for sale.
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