Unknown people (Plains)
Unknown people (Plateau)


about 1880

Buffalo horn, eagle feathers, downy feathers, hide, rawhide, glass beads, brass hawk bells, metal bells, wood, silk ribbon, horse hair, bison hair, felt, cotton cloth, wool cloth, ermine tubes (made to look like ermine tails), rabbit fur, dye, thread

Overall: 29 1/2 × 11 13/16 in. (75 × 30 cm)

Overall: 11 13/16 in. (30 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of John L. Powell



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

Native American: Plateau

Not on view

Exhibition History

Native Ecologies: Recycle, Resist, Protect, Sustain, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-August 18, 2019.


Collected by Father Marcellus M. Cabo (about 1915-1974) from a Menominee family, Neopit, Wisconsin, about 1954-1967; John L. Powell, Beaver Meadow Farm, West Fairlee, Vermont; given to present collection, November 9, 1967.

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