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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Chippewa 47
Descriptions
Beads 2617 wool 622 muslin 89 yarn 210 cotton 256
Names
neckpiece
Subjects
flowers 46 vine 2 leaves 21
Date:
ca. 1950s
Dimensions:
width without fringe: 2.75 in
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Beaded neckpiece - long strip of muslin fully beaded, except for center 10-3/4" that goes around back of neck, with mulit-colored flowers connected vertically by a clear kelly green `vine' with 2 clear kelly and clear lime green leaves at bottom ends on white ground. Strip is lined and edge bound with pink, white and black plaid cotton. Strip has red wool yarn tassels along sides (except for center 10-3/4"). Flower bead colors include clear red, pink, green, royal blue, periwinkle blue, orange, clear pink, greasy blue, yellow, light blue, clear medium blue, clear yellow, clear dark red, red/white hearts and orange/white hearts, all seed beads.
Accession Number:
NA.203.791

Not currently on display


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