Split-Horned Bonnet

Unknown people (Plains), Niitsitapii (Blackfoot / Blackfeet), Plains, Northern Plains

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late 19th-early 20th century

Felt, commercial leather, native-tanned hide, bison horn, ermine tails and ermine tubes, Stroud wool trade cloth, silk ribbons, glass beads, quills, feathers, sinew, thread, and lazy stitch beading

Overall: 29 1/8 in. (74 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Guido R. Rahr, Sr., Class of 1951P

985.47.26647

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Exhibition History

Patterns of Life, Patterns of Art: The Rahr Collection of Native American Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 2-June 19, 1987.

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.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Hightlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. p. 28 and p. 161, no. 94.

Barbara A. Hail and Gregory C. Schwarz, Patterns of Life, Patterns of Art: The Rahr Collection of Native American Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1987, p.79, no.179.

Provenance

Collected by Guido Reinhardt Rahr, Sr. (1902-1985), Manitowoc, Wisconsin; given to present collection, 1985.

Old Number

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