Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCFEB106

Category: Headdress

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Feathers, dyed horse hair, glass beads, leather, beaver felt.

Description: Typical Sioux feather bonnet with beaded brow band and feathers hanging from beaded rosettes at the temples. Buckskin tie-on straps hang from the sides and down feathers are tied to the crown of a white man's felt cap. Horse hair is attached to the ends of the feathers.

Dimensions: Height 25 inches depth 18 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 99

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