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Accession Number:
NA.202.598
Makers
South Dakota, Sioux
Descriptions
human hair, Horse Hair, deer hide, Glass seed beads, pigment, porcupine quills, wool
Names
shirt
Subjects
strips, Diamond, triangular, squares
Date:
1870s
Dimensions:
L: 42.5 in, width: 58 in
Credit Line:
Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Man's (Red Cloud) -- Deerskin, fringe. Upper portion painted blue, lower portion yellow with yellow, orange and brown lines in between. Triangular tabs on front and back of neck decorated with red and blue wool and beading in white, red, blue, green, turquoise and yellow. Lazy stitch beaded strips over shoulders and on each sleeve. Panels with turquoise diamond designs on dark blue ground also with white, green, yellow, red and pink on strips. Upper portion and sleeves also have small beaded squares in red and pink or turquoise and yellow. Human hair bundles run over shoulders and on sleeves, most dark but some light horse hair bundles. Bundles wrapped with undyed porcupine quills and attached to blue beads. Tabs at bottom on each side decorated with triangular piece of red and blue wool with white, blue and green beaded border.
Publication:
Book: juvenile, Discovering the Arts, Native American Culture, by Katherine Gleason, Rourke Publishing LLC, Vero Beach, 2006, (received Sept. 2005)

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