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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Southern Plains 72 Cheyenne 264
Descriptions
mescal 8 pigment 539 deer hide 193 seed 1420 elk 52 glass beads 689 teeth 36 Beads 2617
Names
dress 135
Subjects
zigzag 91
Date:
ca. 1885
Dimensions:
L: 34 in, width without fringe: 22.625 in
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Leather dress, beaded around neck with triangle pattern in red, blue and metallic on white ground; eight rows of elk teeth on yoke; leather fringe at ends of sleeves, down sides and along bottom; row of leather strings with mescal seeds on yoke and below waist; beaded zig-zag in red, white and blue along bottom of dress. 63 teeth.
Accession Number:
NA.202.774

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.

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