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Plains Indian Museum

Plateau 318
Beads 2617 muslin 89 braintanned 68 Buckskin 430
dress 135
floral 651
ca. 1946
L: 49 in, width: 49 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Braintanned white buckskin, 2 hides style with side gussets and pierced bottom, all thread seam. Yoke is long lazy stitch beaded on both sides in pink and light blue bands with 5 vertical dividers of green and yellow. Around sleeve ends and along top of bands is a strip of clear dark red beads with some intersperced yellow. Sleeves have added fringing. Along bottom edge of bands are buckskin thong fringes trimmed with green and red lined clear basket beads and ending in brass shoe buttons. Shoulders have yellow colored buckskin strips and pink beads lazystitched over seams, front has one center and two shoulder buckskin thong fringes trimmed with amber basket beads and brass hawk bells. Lower skirt has a row of buckskin fringes trimmed with single dark green basket beads and a row that in front is trimmed with white bugle beads, bottom edge has added fringe and has a strip of clear dark red beads immediately above fringe. Tag on inside lower skirt.
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