Native American headdresses

NAT IVE AMERICAN HEADDRESS | WAR BONNETS of the Plains Indian | and Headwear of Other Tribes

(PLAINS INDIAN & OTHER NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBAL HEADDRESSES) SINGLE & DOUBLE TRAILER HEADDRESS, SPLIT HORN, DOG SOLDIER, PORKY ROACH, MEDICINE MAN, HAIR ORNAMENTS, BUFFALO FUR HEADDRESSES & OTHER NATIVE AMERICAN HEADDRESSES, ETC.

Native American Headdress

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Sitting Bull's Headdress / War Bonnet

SITTING BULL HEADDRESS

Replica of what is said to be one of Sitting Bull's Headdresses

native american headdresses

The Plains Headdress / War Bonnet

Our headdresses are custom made to order

All of our headdresses are hand beaded (lazy stitch or applique' brow bands in traditional colors - not loom beaded.

All feathers are hand wrapped and hand painted with trade cloth/flannel or other material. The preferred color in the old days was red or yellow Feathers are decorated with horse hair, breath feathers, gypsum, buckskin/elk or fur on tips of feathers. We also utilize clay paints. Each headdress is antiqued to look old (if required).Deer skin or Elk skullcaps are covered with rabbit skin, otter, other fur or feathers - and applied in various ways. Headdresses are adorned with buffalo hair, ribbon, ermine, quill work, braided leather, bead work, feather side drops, aged tin cones, hawk bells and dance bells, etc.

Johnny Depp with Plains Headdress

Johnny Depp wearing one of our headdresses HEADDRESS MADE FOR THE MIRAMAX FILM "FINDING NEVERLAND"

This replica was inspired by one of Iron Tail's trailer war bonnet

Iron Tail (or Cinte Muzza) an Oglala Sioux - fought at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. He also performed with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show during the 1890's and with the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West show from 1913 to 1916. He died of pneumonia on May 28, 1916 while traveling to his homeland, the hills of South Dakota. Iron Tail was one of three models for the Indian Head nickel.

A headdress similar to this (see below right) also featured in the film "Hyde Park on Hudson" (2012) starring Bill Murray. The headdress was worn by Jonathan Brewer playing the part of Ish-ti-opi

Blackfoot Headdress

Blackfoot Stand-up Headdress - replica 1880

Quills, wool, ermine, yarn, rawhide, clay paints, horse hair, hackles, stroud cloth, etc

see other photograph (click here)

sioux headdress

Sioux Headdress

lazy stitch beadwork, deer skin cap, buffalo wool on cap, trade cloth, antelope, studs, ermine, calico, etc.

made for a client in Montana

Sioux Trailer Headdress

This headdress featured in the film "Hyde Park on Hudson" (2012)

Lakota Headdress

Replica single trailer headdress inspired by Hunkpapa Lakota headdress, North Dakota, worn by Chief Rain in the Face, 1884-85
Custom made for a client in the States

calico / red trade cloth trailer, hand dyed horse hair with clay paints, fur, buffalo hair, hawk bells, ermine, sinew, etc

Old Buffalo Bull Headdress - Blackfeet

OLD BUFFALO BULL HEADDRESS REPLICA - BLACKFEET

The original headdress is in the Denver Art Museum.

Buffalo fur, horns, trade cloth, seed beads, hawk bells, human hair, sinew, shell, beads, hackles and feather fluffs, deer skin, etc

made for a client in Chicago

sioux headdress / war bonnet

Based on a museum headdress - Sioux Headdress (replica)

Hunkpapa Sioux Headdress

Hunkpapa Lakota headdress Custom made for a client in the States

Native American Indian headdress

This headdress was custom made for a private collector living in Finland

Smithsonian Plains Trailer Headdress

REPLICA OF Catalogue No. E357469 SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE. custom made for a collector in the States

Apache Medicine Cap

Apache Medicine Cap / War Cap

native american hair ornament

see also...hair ornaments

Buffalo Horn Headdress

see buffalo horn / split horn headdresses

Plains Indian Headdress

Custom Plains Headdress created for a client in Montana

Plains Indian War Bonnet

A HEADDRESS LIKE THIS EXAMPLE (left) WAS COMMISIONED BY STAGE ONE - a nationally acclaimed professional theatre in Louisville Kentucky
Lakota trailer headdress
Plains Indian headdresses
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