Eagle Feather Headdress

Eagle, hawk, owl, raven, and dyed down feathers, rawhide, native tanned leather, wool and cotton cloth, glass beads, ermine skin, silk ribbon, and natural and dyed horsehair | 177.8 x 70cm | c. 1875

Northern Cheyenne Artist

Headdresses are among the most spectacular and compelling objects of all Native American ceremonial regalia. The man who wore this magnificent eagle feather war bonnet would have been known for his military achievement, personal valor and leadership....
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