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Catalog Number 2012.066.011
Object Name Headdress
Collection Martha Blaine
Tribe Pawnee
Description Eagle feather headdress. Attached are ermine tails and immature golden eagle (aquila chrysaetos) feathers. Cheyenne beading with a design known as bear butte on the brow band with brass hawk bells. The feathers are wrapped in red wool. From here there is down, tail feathers, and red dyed fluff with horsehair at the ends.
Dimensions L-36 inches
Material feather, ermine, beads, metal, horsehair
People Blaine, Martha
Search Terms American Indian
Native American
ceremonial
headdress
eagle
feathers
bead
Category Native American Ceremonial