sioux lakota or cheyenne war bonnet from the sixties(reserve period)
Leather cap surrounded by golden eagle feathers used by elements of cotton cavalry (U.S. Cavalery blanket). This type of fabric was used to make clothing of Sioux chief Red Cloud Oglala, as can be seen in several period photographs, including Buffalo Bill during the "Wild West Show", 1885. Underlying each pen, small white fluff, and the tip of horsehair the front supports beading up of multicolored glass beads sewn ...click for details
a back foot war bonnet
rare to find "stand up feather bonnet"
eagle feather ,american military blanket material,hermine ,leather cap
from the sixties or before
from a french private collection
not to be sold outside E U