Plains style feather headdress/war bonnet 2127.12.01 (front view) ☩ «4Colors»™

Plains style feather headdress/war bonnet 2127.12.01 (front view) ☩ «4Colors»™

In a Sioux chief’s very long bonnet, each feather often recognized a valuable deed and service rendered to the tribe, much as medals have bedecked military and political leaders throgh out world history. Among the plains indians, a brave was allowed to wear a bonnet as recognition of his battle accomplishments, frontline valor and hand to hand combat. A war bonnet was believed to protect the fighter. Each feather was awarded for an important act in battle. After a dozen or so feathers were…

In a Sioux chief’s very long bonnet, each feather often recognized a valuable deed and service rendered to the tribe, much as medals have bedecked military and political leaders throgh out world history. Among the plains indians, a brave was allowed to we

beautiful native american headdress

Native American Headdress picture must be from a museum. The Cherokee tribe did not wear these but they mean a lot to the other Native American tribes .so wanted to pin it beautiful war bonnet.

USA ~ Oklahoma | Headdress from the Kowa people | Eagle feather/feathers (Golden eagle), eagle feather/feathers , wool cloth, muslin, glass bead/beads, horsehair, ermine skin/fur, fur, dye/dyes, hide, sinew, thread | ca. 1880

War Bonnet Kiowa, 1890 -The National Museum of the American Indian. This is a war bonnet worn by an honored man of the Kiowa tribe, each feather representing a brave deed in battle.

WAR BONNET ORNAMENTED WITH BUFFALO HORNS AND EAGLE FEATHERS ATTACHED TO RED FLANNEL

the beauty this evokes is overwhelming to my spirit Native American Clothing: War Bonnet Ornamented with Buffalo Horns and Eagle Feathers Attached to Red Flannel

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