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Length of dress fabric: Sioux War Bonnet, from the American Indian series

American
1927


Object Place: New York, New York, Untied States

Dimensions

Height x width: 39 x 48 in. (99.1 x 121.9 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1945

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; printed

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Printed

Brown ground with red, gray, blue, black and purple feather headdresses. Selvedge reads “Mallinson’s silk de luxe – American Indian – Sioux war bonnet.”

Provenance

Ex-collection Walter Mitschke, New York; by descent to Ethel B. Adams Waldorf; between 1985-90, gift of Waldorf to her neice Joan Brancale, Hingham, MA; gift of Brancale to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert and Joan Brancale