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Woman's dress  (Clothing/Garments)  "circa 1850"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1840-1860

Materials:

Deerhide/deerskin, glass bead/beads, glass pony beads, wool cloth, sinew

Techniques:

Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork

Dimensions:

136 x 101 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet), North America, Northern Plains, Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan), Plains

State:

Montana

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected between 1855 and 1861 at Fort Laramie, Wyoming, by Thomas S. Twiss (ca. 1802-1871, U.S. Indian agent for the upper Platte River); transferred at an unknown date to Daisy Barnett; purchased by MAI in 1920 or 1921 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).

Source ID:

NMAI_116974

Catalog Number:

10/8454

Album Name:

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