Modoc Style Headdress

Louise Erdrich, American / Anishinaabe, born 1954, Modoc, California culture

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1970-1985

Felt wool hat, with feathers, glass beads and hide

Overall: 5 x 13 3/4 x 12 5/8 in. (12.7 x 34.925 x 32.068 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Michael A. Dorris

998.52.30369

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: California Culture

Not on view

Provenance

Made by Louise Erdrich; given to Michael Dorris (1945-1997) for his Modoc Naming Ceremony; Estate of Micheal Dorris; given to present collection at the Giveaway ceremony held one year after Michael Dorris's death, 1998.

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