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Robe with attached umbilical amulet, possibly used as a baby carrier  (Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat))  "circa 1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1890

Materials:

Hide, porcupine quills, dye/dyes, glass bead/beads, brass bell/bells, sinew

Techniques:

Quilled (lane stitched), lazy/lane stitch beadwork

Dimensions:

99 x 96.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Plains, Native Americans, North America, Plains, Sioux

Site Name:

Plains

Country:

USA, Canada

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of James W. Benham (1866-1914, owner of the Benham Indian Trading Company, Albuquerque, New Mexico); acquired by George Heye in 1904.

Source ID:

NMAI_2385

Catalog Number:

2195

Album Name:

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