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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Crow 493 Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
cloth 876 elk 52 Horse Hair 108 glass beads 689 thread 225 wool 622 hide 1074 pigment 539
Names
shirt 119
Subjects
strips 60
Date:
ca. 1885
Dimensions:
sleeve to sleeve: 63 in, width: 36 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Harriet D. Reed and Betty N. Landercasper, In Memory of W. Guruea Dyer.
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Elk hide shirt; painted front to lower section and up sleeves; red ring at end of sleeve; multitude of hide croppings sewed together with dark brown thread; beaded strips in turquoise green, red white hearts, pink, light blue, dark blue, white and yellow; front piece beaded with dark blue and light blue framed in white beads, 7 tassles with hair (neck piece); beaded strips down sleeves in dark glass green, pink, red white hearts, dark blue, yellow, lime green and white; fringes around the whole shirt from sleeve ends to bottom of shirt; hide croppings wrapped with red wool and green cloth. Horse hair hanging in front; elk tail front at bottom.
Accession Number:
NA.202.773

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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