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Plains Indian Museum

So-soreh 4 Shoshone 24 Northern Plains 99
wool 622 glass beads 689 deer hide with hair ochre 31 braintanned 68 pigment 539 hair 424
dress 135
ca. 1880
L: 54 in, width: 64 in
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Museum Purchase
Dress and Adornment - Dress and/or Festive Adornment. Braintanned hide (possibly mountain sheep) dress in basic 2 hide style with trimmed tails at center front and back yokes, hair on fringes at sleeve ends and shirt side ends, sewn with hide thongs. Yoke front and back to sleeve ends is lazy stitch beaded in rows of white, greasy blue, black, yellow, red/white hearts and pink, mostly various sizes of glass beads but one section of pink glass beads on back; beaded around red ochre colored patches just below shoulders and the tails at center. Neck opening trimmed with bands of red wool. Bottom third of skirt is trimmed with squares of light blue and black seed beads and long hide thong fringes with short rows of light blue and black beads at sides.
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