|Object Name||Ornament, Hair|
|Collection||P. W. Danielson|
|Description||Single golden eagle feather. Quill base is wrapped with leather thong for tying onto something. Dangle of green dyed horsehair branches off from the base and is wrapped with sinew.|
|Material||feather, hide, horsehair|
From the Arkansas City Traveler, October 27, 1880.
"The following comprises a list of the articles deposited in the box at the laying of the cornerstone.
Standing Buffalo: One knife case.
Hairy Bear: One necklace.
Big Bull: one necklace.
White Eagle: One Sioux scalp and a war whistle. (The scalp was taken by Little Bear, and the Sioux was killed by Joseph Esaw.)
Child Chief: Pair of moccasins.
Little Swift: Silver ring made in 1865.
Makes Crier: Necklace and ring.
Jesse Beard: Buffalo-hair lariat rope.
Three Eagles (Nez Perce): Finger ring.
Red Wolf: String of beads.
Feathers-Around-Neck: Bear's-claw bracelet.
Alexander Waters (Nez Perce): A necklace of bear claws.
Jim Horn (Nez Perce): Feather ornament worn in time of battle.
Jay Gould (Nez Perce): Pair of horns worn on a war hat.
Yellow Bull (Nez Perce): Head war ornament.
Aw-tas-poo (Nez Perce): Necklace.
Red Elk (Nez Perce): Necklace.
Daniel Jefferson: One necklace and two finger rings.
James Porter: Bracelet of beads.
John Hill: Bracelet.
Tom Hill: Two elk teeth.
Samuel Fleming (Nez Perce): Two finger rings.
White Owl: One shell ear-ring.
By Nez Perce women: 5 basques, 2 bonnets, 1 horn spoon, 19 bracelets, 21 finger rings, 8 necklaces, 7 elk teeth, 1 eagle feather, and specimen of root from Idaho [called kous or koits?] by the Indians.
Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce put in one finger ring.
Danielson, P. W.
|Category||Native American Misc.|