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Oglala Lakota headdress
Description Ceremonial headdress believed to have belonged to the Lakota chief Crazy Horse. 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. The donor wore this headdress during his performances with the Calumet Indian Dancers for 25 years throughout the United States, from 1944-1969.
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 Oglala Lakota
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