Headdress

Possibly Osage, Oklahoma, Southern Plains, Plains

Share

about 1870

Hide, rawhide, bald eagle feathers, downy feathers, immature eagle hackle feathers, domestic cow horn, glass beads, metal beads, brass hawk bells, brass tacks, wool cloth, ermine, thimbles, silk ribbon, horse hair, lead weight, dye, sinew, cotton string, cotton thread

Overall: 65 3/4 × 16 9/16 in. (167 × 42 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. William M. Leeds

13.137.4094C

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 16-November 27, 1995.

Publication History

Tamara Northern, Native American Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, 1985, p. 2, no. 1.

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. on p. 10 and p. 171, no. 137.

Provenance

Possibly belonged to Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce; probably acquired by William M. Leeds (1829-1886) during his time working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, about 1876-1879; to his wife, Catharine G. Lockwood Leeds (1825-1913), New York; given to present collection, about 1879-1888; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Red No. 13.1036

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