Headdress

Native American (Jicarilla Apache?)
20th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

H (of bonnet): 45.8 cm (18 1/16 in.) L (of tail): 185.5 cm (73 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.948

Medium or Technique

Eagle feathers; dyed deer hair; beads; mirrors; leather; fur; tin-plated steel or nickel silver; Stetson Company leather hatband; colored braid band

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Provenance

1917, purchased from Fred Harvey, Indian Building, Albuquerque, New Mexico by Senator Marcus Allen Coolidge and Ethel Warren Coolidge; by inheritance to their daughter, Louise Coolidge Carpenter; 1991, gift of Louise Coolidge Carpenter to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Louise C. Carpenter in memory of her parents, United States Senator Marcus A. and Mrs. Ethel Warren Coolidge