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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
feathers 641 leather 2024 Gray 59 yarn 210 red/white hearts 133 rawhide 1018 medallion 11 wing 10 beaded 8 brass 1442 grosgrain 9 sticks 6 ribbon 206 Turkey 5 bells 106 yellow 526 owl 27
Names
bustle 20
Subjects
star 117
Date:
1890
Dimensions:
depth: 8.75 in, width: 38 in, H: 21.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Pauline Hills and Thelma Crandall
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Dance bustle - rawhide rectangle folded in half with sticks top and bottom for support and sides laced together with leather thongs; 3 feather groups - one upper left, one upper right and one center bottom; top 2 groups are split and cut owl feathers, some dyed yellow, red and pink, in center of groups are 3 dark brown wing feathers with the longest 2 tied together and trimmed at the tip with coarse gray yarn, small pink feathers, yellow grosgrain ribbon and 2 brass bells; bottom group is turkey, owl and other feathers, some split, some dyed purple and green, with a central circle of cut yellow-dyed feathers and a star design beaded medallion in green, red/white hearts, white, gresy blue and yellow seed beads with center left unbeaded; leather thong ties hold feather groups to rawhide.
Accession Number:
NA.203.769

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