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Plains Indian Museum

Crow 493 Montana 236 Apsáalooke 51 Northern Plains 1866
commercial tanned hide 21 sinew 620 brass tacks 42 glass beads 689
belt 207
ca. 1890
L: 35 in, width: 3 in
Credit Line:
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
Woman's belt made of dark, thick commercial tanned hide, partially beaded and brass tacks. Each long side (½" W) is outlined in medium blue seed beads, sewn vertically. Three (3) segments of geometric designs (right and left is 5 ½" W - center design is 5"W) outer blocks in rose, outlines in white, two (2) stepped triangle boxes in dark blue and yellow on either side of center red box with green square cross in center. Four (4) remaining sections are in three (3) horizontal rows of brass tacks. No buckle hardware, but short tanned hide loop on one end.
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