Modoc Style Hat

Louise Erdrich, Anishinaabe / American, born 1954



Felt wool hat, with feathers, glass beads and hide

Overall: 5 × 13 3/4 × 12 5/8 in. (12.7 × 34.9 × 32.1 cm)

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



Place Made: Indian Territory, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear

Research Area

Native American

Native American: California Culture

Not on view


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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