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Plains Indian Museum

Metis 4
Beads 2617 buttons 114 clear yellow 11 leather 2024 embossed 2 brown 254 pink 230 shell 87 medium green clear red 10 button 29 handsewn 2 fringe 575 metal 3340 seed 1420 White 769 medium blue 3 thread 225 clear dark green 4 light blue 69
pants 15
triangles 289
ca. 1905
L: 40 in, waist circumference: 34.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Dan Chapel in honor of Mr. Frank and Elizabeth Chapel
buttons: 1 embossed: BARRE + SOLIDE +; 4 embossed: J. MIDDLEMASS & CO. EDINBRO'; 4 with a crosshatch design
Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Leather pants with set on waistband, covered front fly and fringe sewn into side seams; all stitching appears to be hand sewn with thread; applique beaded legging strips hand sewn to legs with triangles of white alternating with pink, clear red and clear yellow or medium blue, light blue and clear yellow or medium green, clear dark green and clear yellow; around top and down fly are an assortment of metal buttons with one brown shell button at top of fly.
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