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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
cotton thread 354 Cotton cloth 154 satin ribbon 25 porcupine quills 146 tanned hide 570 rawhide 1018 sequins 38 glass beads 689
Names
breastplate 36
Date:
CA. 1900
Dimensions:
L: 39 in, width: 11 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
Remarks:
Strips of rawhide wrapped in quills and attached to a cotton cloth backing at intervals stitched with cotton thread and lined with red cotton cloth and sequins. Bottom has a strip of red satin ribbon with tanned hide fringe lined with black glass beads and larger circular beads in blue, green white and orange. Neck strap is comprised of tubular black beads. Quills are dyed overall orange with square boxes in navy and hot pink and square boxes in green, white, hot pink, and navy. Also has square crosses with purple centers.
Accession Number:
NA.203.1533

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