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Plains Indian Museum

Montana 236 Blackfeet 183
bear 11 fringe 575 Red 1061 (3) three point cream color 8 seed beads 30 hide 1074 trade cloth 17 Hudson Bay 13 black 554 yellow 526 stripes 7 wool 622 Animal 129 claws 31 green 634
capote 3
geometric 807 block 36
ca. 1890
bodice length: 48.75 in, sleeve length: 26 in
Credit Line:
Adolf Spohr Collection; Gift of Larry Sheerin.
Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Hudson's Bay 3 point wool capote with candy stripe design (red, green, yellow and black horizontal stripes). Overlay bead shoulder tabs in block geometric design. Each edge of tab bound with red cloth having bear claws attached to outside edge. Hood edge bound with red cloth and cut cream color wool fringe attached. Wool strip attached to back of hood with serrated bottom edge. Serrated edge on tabs at bottom of sleeves.
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As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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