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Lakota headdress
Description Ceremonial headdress believed to have belonged to the Lakota chief Crazy Horse, circa the 1870s. Large spotted eagle feathers adorn the red wool cap, which is lined with hide. Feathers are tipped with long strands of red-dyed horsehair. Pine pitch adheres the hair to the feathers, and an ermine leg dangles from the brow band.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 60 inches length
20 inches width
Nomenclature Headdress
Subjects Used by: Society of Calumets
Owned/used by: Crazy Horse, Chief
Used in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Used by Lakota Indians
Indian. Clothing. Headwear
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1870 - Not later than 1879

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 69.154.1