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Plains Indian Museum

Ute 41 Nuche Southern Plains 72 Colorado 14
cotton thread 354 sinew 620 glass beads 689 tanned deer hide 58
dress yoke 11
ca. 1880
L: 12.5 in, width: 32.75 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
Woman's yoke, covered in yellow pigment with green on edge of sleeve before fringes begin. Five rows of alternating black and white seed beads boarder the bottom three points of the yoke in the fron and the back. The fringes on the arms are sewn on with sinewand average about 21 inches. The beads are also attached with sinew. Black and white beads also decotade the collar. Two fringes on each arm still have fur attached. These are wider and are self-fringed along the length of the strip. Thw ties on both shoulders at the neck.
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