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Plains Indian Museum

Upper Missouri Region 15 Montana 236 North Dakota 34
porcupine quills 146 linen thread 4 glass pony beads 3 deer fur 2 deer hide 193 buffalo hide 28 pigment 539
shirt 119
triangles 289
ca. 1835
bodice length: 27.5 in, bodice width: 21.125 in, sleeve length: 20 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss
Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Buckskin painted brown on upper half of bodice. Wrapped quillwork rosette on front and back with red triangles and blue single border on yellowish color background. Applique bead shoulder tabs and sleeve tabs on buffalo hide, predominantly white with some blue. Tabs sewn on shirt with white linen thread. Self fringe along sides and bottom of bodice. Long inserted fringe along sleeve edges with wrapped quillwork base. Deer fur on three of the leg extensions at bottom. Symbolic tail added to front and back center on bottom edge.
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