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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Sioux 990
Descriptions
leather 2024 cowrie 43 brass 1442 shell 87 bone hair pipes 25 silk 96 ribbon 206 Beads 2617
Names
breastplate 36
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
L: 17 in, width without fringe: 11.75 in
Credit Line:
Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Breast plate - bone hair pipes with brass beads and leather fringe. Cowrie shell hangs from fringe on side, red silk ribbon hangs from bottom.
Accession Number:
NA.203.236

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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