Feathered War Bonnet

Unknown people (Plains), Northern Plains style, Northern Plains, Plains


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early 20th century

Gray, red, green, and yellow felt; white, black, red, blue, and green beads; black fur; tin cones; yellow, blue, and red feathers; aniline, white, blue, yellow, and red dye; red flannel; green cord; leather

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Mary Perley in honor of the Class of 1943 and her husband Henry G. Perley, Jr., Class of 1943



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear


Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Exhibition History

Wabanaki Guides, Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor, Maine, February 1-December 31, 2013.

Survival/Art/History: American Indian Collections from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 18, 2000-April 7, 2002.


Chief Henry Red Eagle, Henry Gabriel Perley (1885-1972), Greenville, Maine; to his daughter-in-law, Mary Perley [widow of Henry Gabriel Perley, Jr., 1921-1972, Class of 1943], Rockville, Connecticut; given to present collection, 1972.

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