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Collection Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection
Donor Bridgewater College Athletic Department
Catalog Number 14.2.002
Description Costume headpiece for Bridgewater College (Bridgewater, Va.) mascot Ernie the eagle. Head covered in thick white faux fur except for painted foam facial features and painted netted eyes. Painted white hooked beak. Eagle bares his teeth from the sides of his mouth. Painted netting covers eye holes. Additional piece of white faux fur drapes down nape of neck. Sets of white elastic double straps down each side of neck. Fan inset inside crown. Two ventilation holes at head's reverse under fur.

Designed by Timothy Beckwith, Bridgewater College Class of 2006.
Material Canvas, Elastic, Foam, Faux Fur, Plastic
Used Bridgewater College (Bridgewater, Va.)
Place of Origin Bridgewater College (Bridgewater, Va.)
Dimensions H-15.5 W-19 L-20 inches
People Beckwith, Timothy
Subjects Sports team mascots