For Native Americans, it wasn't enough to simply create clothing. As this selection of vests indicates, they employed artwork, too. The beading, stitching, and other decorations reflect all kinds of aspects of the natural world from flowers to stars, plus tipis, individuals, horses, arrows, and geometric designs. Take a look at the vests below; which ones do you like the best? Which ones tell stories?
A Buffalo Bill Center of the West Virtual Exhibit
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