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Plains Indian Museum

Northern Plains 1866
brass 1442 cotton 256 green 634 pheasant 14 Beads 2617 seed 1420 bells 106 feathers 641 cloth 876 wool 622 leather 2024 folded 2 blue 690 breath 10 bugle 11 rawhide 1018 Red 1061 yarn 210
breech cloth 3
striped 31
ca. 1930's
Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Breech cloth or dance bustle trailer - folded rawhide square with leather thong ties, riveted to bottom of rawhide is a red wool cloth trailer with white selvedge at bottom and blue cotton binding sewn around outside edges; attached to top of trailer is a row of small striped feathers (pheasant) with gray breath feathers at bases which are wrapped with blue yarn and connected with a string of red, orange, and green bugle beads; in middle of trailer are strings of white, blue and yellow seed beads with brass bells at bottoms, 2 bunches of split and cut light-colored feathers and a yellow, red and tan basketry medallion with red bugle beads around its outside edge; at bottom of trailer is a second row of striped small feathers with green yarn wrapped bases connected with a string of amber and red bugle beads.
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