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Accession Number:
1.69.5316.1
Makers
Berman Buckskin, Co., Minneapolis, MN
Descriptions
bead, machine tanned, Buckskin, hair
Names
shirt
Subjects
bird, tipi, Diamond
Date:
ca. 1935
Dimensions:
L: 41.5 in, width: 51 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Lisius
Inscription:
label inside shirt neck: BUCKSKIN/ by BERMAN BUCKSKIN CO XL/ MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.
Remarks:
Ochre machine tanned buckskin shirt with fringe across chest, shoulder, back of sleeves, wrist, bottom and across back. Collar and v-neck opening with holes on either side. Hide lace through holes for cosure. Black and whie diamond shaped sdesign with beads hanging from bottom on either shoulder. Beaded design of bird in damond. Beaded strips diagonally down front on either side, down sleeves, around bottom, across back, down back at sides. Strips have repeating beaded designs of green tipi; stylized E's on either side of a yellow, blue, and red diamond; red bird outlined in black; E, diamond and tipi design. Two beaded medallions on back shoulders, green with orange star, blond brown haair wrapped with felt in center. Bells at each wrist. Unlined

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