By: Rock Newcomb
Acrylic, 30 x 20 in.
‘”Golden eagle tail feathers, like those used on this 1880’s Northern Cheyenne War Bonnet were awarded to warriors for war deeds. The ‘coup” or touching, earned the highest honors. White plumes or breath feathers added to the base and tips move with the slightest breeze. Hanging ermine pelts indicated high war honors.”