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I don't know who owned this shirt but every time I walk past it, it has a sort of weight to it. To me it's very clear that the man who wore this was a real boss.

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Plains Indian Museum

Sioux 990 Northern Plains 1866
wool 622 human 22 tanned 631 trade cloth 17 thread 225 seed 1420 glass beads 689 hair 424 pigment 539 deer hide 193
shirt 119
geometric 807
ca. 1880
bodice length: 33 in, sleeve length: 22 in
Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Tanned, deer hide, painted with green and yellow ochre. Lazy stitch beaded shoulder, sleeve, neck and back tabs in geometric design. Neck edge bound with red wool having serrated edge. Human hair tassles with thread wrapping at top. Fringe along sleeves, sides and bottom.
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As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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