BUFFALO HORNED COMANCHE WAR BONNET
These golden eagle feathers are on loan from the U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service for scientific and educational purposes. The Indian War Bonnet was made by David W. Rideout of the State Game & Wildlife Commission copied from the original war bonnet in Panhandle Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas.
A reproduction, by David W. Rideout with the State Game & Wildlife Commission, of a lance carried by White Eagle, a Comanche War Leader during the Indian War 1870. The 8 1/2' steel bladed lance is decorated with red wool and the feathers of a golden eagle, red tailed hawk, rough-legged hawk, and crow. The original is in the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas.