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Plains Indian Museum

Cree 51 Chippewa 47
oil cloth 10 leather 2024 Beads 2617 sueded 3
gloves 30 gauntlet 7
ca. 1895
L: 13.125 in, width without fringe: 8.125 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Claffy
Dress and Adornment- Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Machine sewn sueded leather gloves with orange braid trim on gauntlets, hand sewn fringed strip from top edge of gauntlet to lower point of gauntlet gusset, all leather over-dyed with yellow ockre. Gauntlet has a beaded design of paired oblongs in clear amber, white, clear olive green, light blue, faceted silver metal and red/white hearts, all outlined and connected with royal blue. Back of hand has three royal blue lines extending from gauntlet seam to between blue lines extending from gauntlet seam to between fingers, branching off lines are circles of white outlined with clear olive and faceted silver metal outlined with clear amber or royal blue. Fingers have rows of diamond shapes alternating royal with white centers and amber with faceted silver centers or amber with royal centers and white with clear olive centers. Gauntlet is lined with very thin, smooth grain brown leather; top edge is bound with oilcloth.
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