Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCFEB107

Category: Headdress

Region: Plains

Tribe: Cheyenne - Northern

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Leather, feathers, glass beads, qui9lls, brass buttons, ermine skin, silk ribbons, cloth.

Description: Bonnet with 25 tail feathers. Quilled brow band trimmed with blue basket beads and brass beads. Five ermine drops and colored ribbons hang from each temple below brass Indian Service buttons. The cap is made from the end of a beaded possible bag that is decorated with white down feathers.

Dimensions: Height 23 inches depth 19 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 100

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