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War bonnet

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Bald eagle feather warbonnet with felted wool cap, mulitcolored beaded band across front and silk ribbons.

Provenance

Acquired by George Jergens, mid 1960s; Gift to Ernst Anspach, before 1980; Gift to Gretel Anspach, 1980s; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of the Anspach Family

Native American (Plains), about 1900

Object Place

Dimensions

Overall: 66 x 66 x 50.8 cm (26 x 26 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

2003.659

Medium or Technique

Felted wool twill, feathers, beads, silk ribbons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes