Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCFEB152

Category: Headdress

Region: Plains

Tribe: Cheyenne

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Feathers, beads, bunting, cloth, rawhide, sinew, thread, bells, dew claws.

Description: Full trail eagle feather bonnet with American flag streamers tied to the temple on both sides. Beaded brow band on a beaver felt cap with fifty-two tail feathers tied on. White horse tail hair leglets glued to the end of each feather. Fifteen hawk bells strung on brow feathers and four scalloped dewclaws tied on red basket-bead decorated drops hanging from the temples.

Dimensions: Length 82 inches


Black Horn


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 97

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