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1.69.683
blouse | skirt | Beads | Red...
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1.69.683 | ca. 1915 | skirt length: 37 in, waist: 27 in, blouse length: 24 in, sleeve length: 24 in | Inside waist band: Etheyle | A) Red corduroy divided skirt, double button up front and (B) matching long sleeve blouse with beaded bands and button up front. Part of Etheyle Parry's Wild West Show wardrobe, later married W.C. Bradford, Buffalo Bill's nephew. | 1.69.683.jpg | 1.69.683.JPG | blouse | skirt | Beads | Red | buttons | corduroy

1.69.776
coat | buttons | Buckskin | ...
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1.69.776 | ca. 1890 | overall length: 30 in, sleeve length: 24 in | Gift of Robert F. Garland | The buttons on this jacket are marked “Paris” and have the initials “WBC” on them | Buckskin coat with fringe on shoulders and down arms, one row down center back, beaded eagle epaulets on shoulders signifying rank of colonel, nine plain brass buttons down front, double split tail, floral beadwork throughout, 2 pockets on each side. | 1.69.776.JPG | 1.69.776.jpg | eagle | floral | coat | buttons | Buckskin | Beads | fringe | brass

NA.205.94
feather | bonnet | buttons |...
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NA.205.94 | L: 21.5 in | Gift of Hope Williams Read in memory of Barry Williams | On tag inside felt hat :#112 Barry Williams HWR Oct 3, 1955 | Dress and Adornment, Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. Inner felt hat with lots of restitching. Mottled brown and white large feathers each wrapped with red wool and string at base. Attached to felt hat inner are strips of white fur hanging down. Feathers tipped with white small feather tufts. Green ribbon with white button on sides where white fur pieces attach, String through each feather about 4" up from base to stabilize. | na.205.94v1.jpg | na.205.94v2.jpg | feather | bonnet | buttons | felt | fur | string | ribbon | wool | feathers

NA.202.328
Northern Plains | bustle tra...
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NA.202.328 | ca. 1920 | L: 34.375 in, width: 12 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily Attire And/Or Festive Attire. Dance -- Red wool panel with serrated edges single row of metallic buttons along bottom. Purple ribbon attachment at top, top back of green, red and white floral cotton cloth. Eagle and hawk feathers attached. Two ermine pelts attached. Overlay top bead panel in heart and geometric design on blue background. yellow paint on hawk feathers (fragmentary). | na.202.328.jpg | NA.202.328.JPG | geometric | heart | bustle trailer | buttons | hawk | eagle | White | floral | blue | yellow | seed | Red | paint | trade | ermine | overlay | metallic | cloth | wool | Beads | green | feathers | pelts | ribbon | purple | Northern Plains

1.69.1642
Mooney-Maxwell Co. | smock |...
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1.69.1642 | ca. 1900 | L: 43 in | tag on inside of collar, Mooney-Maxwell Co./Makers/New York | Tan cloth smock with three pockets on the front, long sleeves four buttons on front, belt loops on sides, c. 1900. | 1.69.1642.jpg | 1.69.1642.JPG | smock | buttons | belt | pockets | three | sleeves | front | long | tan | cloth | loops | Mooney-Maxwell Co.

1.69.2239
buffalo coat | buttons | cot...
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1.69.2239 | 9-10-1919 | center back length: 49.25 in, chest circumference: 55 in | Gift of Mr. Carl Dunrud | Right sleeve stamped in black: (illegible)/SEP 10 1919/S.F. DEPOT | Long buffalo hide coat, military-style cut made of pieced, mismatched hides; long haired collar, right lapel is long dark straight haired; slash pocket each side of front with lower placket of darker hair; 5 black plastic buttons on each side of front with 5 black thread wrapped twisted brown cord loops in each front opening edge, coat could be buttoned to the right or left; one black plastic button under left edge of collar with black loop in right collar edge; 16" long vent in lower back seam; body of coat and pocket linings are olive lindsey-woolsey with a placket pocket on each side of front; left sleeve is lined with light tan lightweight cotton twill; right sleeve is lined with heavyweight white cotton twill stamped in black: (illegible)/SEP 10 1919/S.F. DEPOT. | 1.69.2239.JPG | buffalo coat | buttons | cotton | plastic | heavyweight | lightweight | lindsey-woolsey | hide | twill | buffalo

1.69.1451
cuffs | buttons | dark | thr...
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1.69.1451 | ca. 1900 | L: 6.125 in | Pair of dark leather cowboy cuffs. three brass button on back, c. 1900. | 1.69.1451.JPG | cuffs | buttons | dark | three | brass | leather

NA.202.1201.2
U.S.A | pants | buttons | ra...
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NA.202.1201.2 | 20th century | pant length: 41 in, waistband width: 36 in | 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 | good, mariachi? like | NA.202.1201.2.JPG | band uniform | pants | buttons | rayon | U.S.A

NA.203.695
Alaska | Tlingit | headdress...
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NA.203.695 | early 1900s | L: 10.5 in, H: 7 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Headdress - green cloth cap; red cloth and white buttons around edge; cap covered with tufts of wolverine hair. | NA.203.695.JPG | headdress | buttons | Wolverine | Cotton cloth | hair | Alaska | Tlingit

1.69.784
jacket | buttons | Buckskin ...
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1.69.784 | 1903 | overall length: 29.5 in, sleeve length: 24 in | The buttons on the jacket are marked “London” | Buckskin jacket with fringe at shoulder seams, down back of sleeves, down center back and on all 4 pockets, 9 plain round brass buttons down front; beaded floral designs on strips and patches of buckskin sewn down either side of front, on pockets, on sleeves and on upper back, colors are blues, pinks, reds, greens, clear pale yellow and faceted gold; on each shoulder is sewn a leather patch with an eagle beaded in blue, white and yellow with a faceted gold border; sleeves have a lazy stitch beaded strip next to fringe and around bottom of triangles in dark blue, faceted gold and red on a white ground; besides 2 floral apppliques, back is directly beaded with an American and a Cuban flag in light blue, dark blue, red and white, lower back is double vented; jacket is partially lined with blue silk satin. | 1.69.784.JPG | 1.69.784v2.jpg | 1.69.784v1.jpg | 1.69.784v3.jpg | eagle | beaded | American | floral | triangles | Cuban | stripes | flags | jacket | buttons | Buckskin | Beads | brass | silk satin

1.69.1248
jacket | buttons | quilted |...
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1.69.1248 | sleeve length: 24 in, bodice length: 31 in | Dr. Robert L. Anderson Collection | Dark blue wool U.S. Cavalry sargeant's jacket with 5 brass buttons up front and 3 on bottom of sleeves, yellow felt sargeant's stripes; navy blue lining quilted down front, upper front and under arms; white cotton sleeve linings. | 1.69.1248.jpg | jacket | buttons | quilted | stripes | wool | brass | five | yellow felt | white cotton sleeve lining | lining | blue | dark blue | three

1.69.1249A/B
skirt | shirt jacket | wool ...
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1.69.1249A/B | ca. 1900 | sleeve length: 20.5 in, bodice length: 22 in, waist: 25 in, skirt length: 39 in | Gift of Yolanda Sheets | (A) Brown wool woman's shirt jacket with black trim on collar and cuffs, four buttons on each side, lined with black silk, c. 1900. and (B) matching skirt with same colored wool strips sewn on for decoration, tag on waistband EDCO/Tailer Made. Gift of above source. | 1.69.1249a,b-v1.jpg | 1.69.1249a,b-v2.jpg | stripes | skirt | shirt jacket | wool stripes | lined | wool | buttons | brown | trim | black silk | black

NA.202.489
South Dakota | Sioux | trous...
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NA.202.489 | 1920 | L: 41 in, width: 14 in | Gift of W. R. Coe Foundation. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Deerskin with short fringe down side of each leg; buttons on fly and for suspenders, belt loops and metal hook closure; floral beaded designs on each leg and back pockets in white, green, blue, red, pink, orange, gold and brown in many shades also some cuts and some clears; small strip around bottom of each leg. | NA.202.489.JPG | NA.202.489v1.jpg | NA.202.489v2.jpg | trousers | brown | seed | buttons | Red | orange | cut | hook | pink | many shades of these colors | Beads | White | blue | metal | deerskin | fringe | closure | green | Clear | gold | South Dakota | Sioux

NA.202.611
Northern Plains | vest | Whi...
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NA.202.611 | 1930 | L: 24.375 in, width: 18.625 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Leather (cow) with red cloth lining. Four buttons down front. Beaded floral design on each side of front in yellow, green, red, white, blue and orange. | NA.202.611.JPG | na.202.611.jpg | floral | vest | White | Red | orange | buttons | blue | yellow | lining | Beads | green | four | leather | cow hide | seed | cloth | Northern Plains

NA.202.413
Plains | cape | buttons | fa...
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NA.202.413 | 1930 | L: 9.5 in, width: 26 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Feathered short cape -- Fabric, brass and rhinestone button, grosgrain ribbon and leather tie; blue and gold (pheasant) feathers. ---Some feathers missing throughout. Overall fair condition. | NA.202.413.SIDE1.JPG | NA.202.413.SIDE2.JPG | na.202.413v1.jpg | na.202.413v2.jpg | cape | buttons | fabric | rhinestone | gold | pheasant | brass | grosgrain | blue | feathers | ribbon | leather | tie | Plains

1.69.1075
belt | buttons | buckle | br...
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1.69.1075 | ca. 1900 | L: 34 in | Leather belt with 85 brass military eagle buttons, brass belt buckle with U.S., c. 1900. | 1.69.1075.jpg | belt | buttons | buckle | brass | leather

NA.507.62
Wind River Indian Reservatio...
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NA.507.62 | ca. 1885 | L: 24.25 in, width: 8.125 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Wood covered with deerskin with beaded strips along top and down middle in red white hearts, yellow, blue, dark blue and turquoise, also beaded around hood in turquoise, yellow, dark blue and red with metal buttons and carved wooden doll; fringe on back and bottom. | NA.507.62.JPG | toy cradle | Beads | buttons | wood | carved | wooden doll | dark blue | yellow | turquoise | red white hearts | blue | metal | deerskin | fringe | Red | cover | seed | Wind River Indian Reservation Wyoming | Shoshone

NA.202.848
Metis | pants | Beads | butt...
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NA.202.848 | ca. 1905 | L: 40 in, waist circumference: 34.5 in | Gift of Dan Chapel in honor of Mr. Frank and Elizabeth Chapel | buttons: 1 embossed: BARRE + SOLIDE +; 4 embossed: J. MIDDLEMASS & CO. EDINBRO'; 4 with a crosshatch design | Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Leather pants with set on waistband, covered front fly and fringe sewn into side seams; all stitching appears to be hand sewn with thread; applique beaded legging strips hand sewn to legs with triangles of white alternating with pink, clear red and clear yellow or medium blue, light blue and clear yellow or medium green, clear dark green and clear yellow; around top and down fly are an assortment of metal buttons with one brown shell button at top of fly. | NA.202.848.jpg | na.202.848.jpg | triangles | pants | Beads | buttons | clear yellow | leather | embossed | brown | pink | shell | medium green | clear red | button | handsewn | fringe | metal | seed | White | medium blue | thread | clear dark green | light blue | Metis

NA.403.73
Northern Plains | Crow | hor...
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NA.403.73 | ca. 1890 | panel length: 7.875 in, panel width: 7.375 in | Gift of Max Wilde | Transportation: Land Transportation. Canvas, top of red wool with navy blue borders. Multi-colored overlay bead decoration on panel and strips. Single row of brass buttons below beadwork on strips. Double tab on bottom of strip with white bead outlining. Red wool, red and pink yarn and brass bell tassles at bottom. Twisted rawhide and brass bell tassles along bottom edge of panel. | na.403.73.jpg | horse chest decoration | Beads | cloth | seed | buttons | trade | canvas | wool | Red | navy blue | pink | brass | White | yarn | multi-colored | rawhide | twisted | bells | Northern Plains | Crow

1.69.685
skirt | buttons | fringe | l...
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1.69.685 | ca. 1915 | skirt length: 33.5 in, waist: 23.5 in | Brown leather divided skirt with fringe and rivet trimming, button up back. Part of Etheyle Parry's Wild West Show wardrobe, later married W.C. Bradford, Buffalo Bill's nephew. | 1.69.685.jpg | skirt | buttons | fringe | leather | brown

3.78.271
skirt | buttons | knit | mot...
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3.78.271 | 1900-1905 | L: 35 in, waist circumference: 27.25 in | Gift of the artist's heirs, W.H.D. Koerner, III and Ruth Koerner Oliver. | Description: Striped skirt, red and black, satin waist with two buttons, black crocheted bottom. Origin: Where- Personal studio collection of artist, W.H.D. Koerner. When- May, 1977 (Materials received - 1978) | 3.78.271.jpg | striped | skirt | buttons | knit | mother-of-pearl | Satin | crocheted | cotton

NA.202.570
Crow | Montana | jacket | bu...
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NA.202.570 | 1930's | L: 18.625 in, shoulder to shoulder: 12.5 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Child's -- Deerskin, small collar, two white buttons near neck, some multi-colored partway down front and across back. Line of fringe across back below beading. | NA.202.570.JPG | na.202.570v2.jpg | na.202.570v1.jpg | jacket | buttons | multi-colored | Beads | two | deerskin | White | Crow | Montana

1.69.692
skirt | buttons | brass | Be...
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1.69.692 | ca. 1905 | skirt length: 36 in, waist: 23 in | The Bradford-Decker Collection | Leather divided skirt with 3 panels in each leg. Commercially tanned medium brown leather with sueded finish outside and smooth finish inside. Patch pocket with `V' bottom on each side, decorative applique motif at pocket top: (design) and long fringe sewn under top and bottom `V's. Drop panel front with 4 buttonholes at each side reinforced with round head brass rivets and fitting 3/4" flat top brass buttons; double hook and eye closure at waistband at each side panel and in center under panel. Bottom edge is self-fringed and 2 added bands of fringe in long zig-zags; top edge of top band is zig-zag cut. Front and back seams, pocket edges and fringe bands are decorated with round head brass rivets-3/8" and 1/2" diameters. Fringes are trimmed with round brass beads. Machine stitching throughout. Waistband is faced with 1-3/8" wide heavy black cotton band. Matches 1.69.693 and can be seen in P.69.1285.1-3. Part of Etheyle Parry Bradford's Wild West Show wardrobe. | 1.69.692.JPG | 1.69.692.jpg | skirt | buttons | brass | Beads | leather | fringe | brown | hook and eye | suede | machine stitched | rivets | commercially tanned

NA.202.482A
Pawnee | Pawnee, Oklahoma | ...
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NA.202.482A | blouse length: 19.5 in, shoulder to shoulder: 18.125 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. A) Bodice-purple satin type cloth, long sleeves, low collar. heart shaped buttons. | NA202.482.A&B.JPG | blouse | Print | buttons | Satin | purple | cloth | Ribbons | blue | heart shaped | binding | Pawnee | Pawnee, Oklahoma