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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Crow 493 Apsáalooke 51 Montana 236
Descriptions
Cotton cloth 154 leather 2024 wool cloth 199 elk teeth 15 cotton thread 354 Glass seed beads 2 carved bone 2
Names
dress 135
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
L: 32.5 in, width: 16 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Crow girl's dress. T-shaped red, wool cloth dress with purple wool at neck. Purple wool used at cuffs and at hem. Dress is lined with cotton cloth. There are thirteen rows of carved bone and elks teeth on both the front and back, tied on with leather strips which hang loose on the edges. Dress is machine sewn with cotton thread.
Accession Number:
NA.202.1286

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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