Headdress

possibly Nimi'puu (Nez Perce) or Niitsitapii (Blackfoot / Blackfeet), Northern Plains, Plains

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about 1900

Native-tanned hide, golden eagle feathers, wool cloth, glass beads, weasel fur, ermine, yarn, thread, and overlay stitch beading

Overall: 64 9/16 in. (164 cm)

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

986.45.26658

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

On view

Course History

NAS 15, HIST 15, American Indians and American Expansion: 1800 to 1924, Colin Calloway, Spring 2014

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2014

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2014

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2013

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2013

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.

First Artist of the West: Paintings and Watercolors by George Catlin from Gilcrease Museum, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 23-November 26, 1995.

Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 19, 2002-February 16, 2003.

Publication History

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.61, no.25.

Provenance

Guido Reinhardt Rahr, Sr. (1902-1985), Manitowoc, Wisconsin; to his wife Mrs. Guido R. Rahr, Sr.; given to present collection, 1986.

Old Number

RAHR #:196

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