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Plains Indian Museum

Sioux 990
braintanned 68 Buckskin 430 Beads 2617
dress 135
ca. 1890
L: 63 in, sleeve to sleeve: 58 in, bottom width: 44.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Harriet D. Reed and Betty N. Landercasper, In Memory of W. Guruea Dyer.
Dress and Adornment- Daily and or Festive Adornment. Braintanned buckskin in basic three skin style, pieced triangular gusset in one side of skirt added fringe all around. Fully beaded yoke/ lazy stitched with sinew, periwinkle blue background with outline bands of red/white hearts and white containing rectangles of red/white hearts, dark blue, greasy yellow and faceted metallic gold; one side has a center diamond and chevrons design in dark blue outlined with red/white hearts and white, two dark blue stars with faceted metallic gold centers and two abstract tipi designs in white and red/white hearts with dark blue and greasy yellow doors; other side has a center diamond and chevron design, two red/white hearts crosses with dark blue and faceted gold ends and two "tulip" designs in white, red/white hearts, dark blue and greasy yellow; lower edge of yoke has a U at center with some red/white hearts bands and two tipi designs in red/white hearts with dark blue and white doors. Skirt has two rows of buckskin thong fringes and a lazy stich beaded band above lower fringe in light blue, greasy yellow and medium blue.
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