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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Chippewa 47 Ojibway 14
Descriptions
cotton 256 Satin 101 Beads 2617 wool 622 leather 2024 muslin 89 crepe 3 Tradecloth 225
Names
belt 207 apron 6
Subjects
floral 651 striped 31 chevron 25 Leaf 76
Date:
ca. 1930s
Dimensions:
Belt Length: 42.5 in, belt width: 5 in, back apron length: 16.25 in, back apron width: 13.375 in
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Belt and apron - fully beaded belt with a continuous floral design in light green, kelly green, light blue, greasy blue, clear violet, light orange, black, clear lime green, clear amber, clear, lemon yellow, clear pink and white on a clear gray ground, beaded on muslin with a thick filler and brown crepe backing and binding, leather thong ties, pocket of blue floral cotton sewn to inside front; front apron is fully beaded with a central floral motif surrounded by 4 smaller leaf and floral motifs in light green, kelly green, greasy blue, clear violet, light orange, black, clear lime green, clear amber, clear, lemon yellow, cut irridescent pewter gray, royal blue, white and opalescent white on a clear gray ground, top edge binding of red crepe, side and bottom edge bindings of red satin ribbon, beaded on muslin with a muslin lining, backing of brown cotton and purple striped cotton print; back apron of navy wool tradecloth with inverted chevron design in yellow, violet and red satin ribbons with white tufted trim, sides and bottom edged in yellow ribbon, backing of blue cotton.
Accession Number:
NA.203.783

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