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Plains Indian Museum

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Accession Number: NA.202.1184

Date : ca.1850

Dimensions: shoulder to shoulder: 24 in, shirt length: 44 in, shirt length: 48 in

Credit Line: The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe

Remarks: leather, wrapped quill design, beaded border, painted, horsehair, wool, horse tracks, quill is broken in areas, good, 1382

Synopsis: shirt- Northern Plains- Wool- quills- Beads- pigment- horsehair- tanned hide- leather, wrapped quill design, beaded border, painted, horsehair, wool, horse tracks, quill is broken in areas, good, 1382

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