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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
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
Names
breech cloth 3
Subjects
striped 31
Date:
ca. 1930's
Remarks:
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.
Accession Number:
NA.203.785

Not currently on display


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