United states ~ Montana | Eagle feather war bonnet / headdress from the Northern Cheyenne people | Eagle, hawk, owl and raven feathers, rawhide, native leather, wool and cotton cloth, glass beads, ermine skin, silk ribbon and horsehair | ca. 1875
Eagle feather headdress, Northern Plains, Assiniboine or Nakoda. Circa Only worn by men as a rule with each feather having to be earned before the earner could wear them. Such headdresses were honors that were not limited to so-called Chiefs.