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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Sioux 990
Descriptions
lazy stitch 368 leather 2024 faceted 12 red/white hearts 133 Beads 2617
Names
blanket strip 31
Subjects
maltese horizontal 29 cross 120 hourglass 62
Date:
1885
Dimensions:
L: 54.5 in, width: 3.75 in
Credit Line:
Plains Indian Museum Acquisitions Fund Purchase
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Blanket strip - leather strip lazy stitch beaded with 4 medallions with maltese cross design in dark blue and red/white hearts on white ground with a kelly green outer border; strips between medallions have a wide green center band with a center stripe of red/white hearts and faceted gold beads with white crossbars, green band is bordered with 1 row of red/white hearts, 2 rows of royal blue (dark blue in center strip) and faceted gold, 1 row of royal blue the horizontal hourglass designs in blue, white, red/white hearts and faceted gold on a white ground. Remnants of black thread along edges from it once being sewn to a blanket.
Accession Number:
NA.203.786

Not currently on display


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