Feathered War Bonnet

Unknown people (Plains)
Northern Plains style
Northern 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: Gift of Mrs. Mary Perley in honor of the Class of 1943 and her husband Henry G. Perley, Jr., Class of 1943



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Course History

NAIS 38.01/HIST 38.02, Lewis & Clark in Indian Country, Colin Calloway, Summer 2022

Exhibition History

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.

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


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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