Collection includes pouches, embroidered moccasins, mittens, snow goggles, snowshoes, carvings, boxes, beaded bags, quillwork fans, leggings and a large model birch bark canoe.

The most important item is a historic golden eagle feather war bonnet worn by the Sioux Indian Cinte Mazza or Iron Tail (1847 - 1916) who rode with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.

Provenance

Dr Colin Taylor.


Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

Bohemia Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1ET
01424 451 052
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Opening times

Apr – Oct
Tues ​– Sat, 10am ​– 5pm Sun, 12noon ​– 5pm

Nov – Mar
Tues ​– Sat, 10am ​– 4pm Sun, 12noon ​– 4pm

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