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Plains Indian Museum

Alaska 9 Northwest Coast 50 Tlingit 14
cotton 256 cloth 876 wool 622 felt 201 Beads 2617 sateen 10 flannel 17 seal skin 4
Moccasins 497
frog 3
H: 3.75 in, L: 10 in, width: 3.25 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Dress and Adornment, Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Hair-on sealskin, grey-blonde with brown spots, one piece soles and sides with straight to seam and welted T heel seam, oblong blue felt apron, rectangular red wool cloth collar. Apron is applique stitch beaded with a frog heading toward toe outlined in pumpkin and dark blue (4 beads each color at a time, alternating), white mouth eyes and "backbone" and green "ribs". Single line of white beads covers seam between apron and upper while ankle edge has black cloth binding and white picot beading. Collar has 2 foliate designs outlined in white and black with the longer design on the left on both collars. A petaled flower design at heels is outlined in green and clear light pink. Edges are bound with black sateen and trimmed with alternating white and blue picot beading. Insides are lined with white flannel except aprons which are lined with white buckskin and collars which have a coarse white cotton cloth backing.
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As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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