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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Blackfeet 183
Descriptions
wool 622 Red 1061 brain-tanned 11 red white hearts 134 buffalo 115 clear dark green 4 clear green 12 hide 1074 light blue 69 pink 230 navy 10 Beads 2617
Names
blanket strip 31
Subjects
bars 20 hourglass 62 triangles 289 rosettes 23
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
L: 58.125 in, width at rosettes: 6.25 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Kepler
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment: Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Brain-tanned buffalo, rosettes (4) and bars (3) cut separately then sewn together. Fully beaded rosettes have a center circle of red wool outlined with 2 rows of navy beads, the points with 2 opposing triangles of red white hearts and clear green bands outlined in navy touch the center circle; between the triangles are 2 partial rows of navy with 3 radiating triangles, also navy; light blue ground with outer border of clear dark green diagonal bands on pink ground. Fully beaded bars have a central hourglass design in red white hearts outlined in navy with 3 navy triangles at each end, light blue ground with top and bottom borders of clear dark green diagonal bands on pink ground.
Accession Number:
NA.203.792

Not currently on display


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