War bonnet

Native American (Plains)
about 1900


Object Place: North America

Dimensions

Overall: 66 x 66 x 50.8 cm (26 x 26 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

2003.659

Medium or Technique

Felted wool twill, feathers, beads, silk ribbons

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bald eagle feather warbonnet with felted wool cap, mulitcolored beaded band across front and silk ribbons.

Provenance

Acquired by George Jergens, mid 1960s; Gift to Ernst Anspach, before 1980; Gift to Gretel Anspach, 1980s; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of the Anspach Family