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Woman's dress  (Clothing/Garments)  "circa 1870"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1860-1880

Materials:

Deerhide/deerskin, elk tooth/teeth, glass bead/beads, brass beads, glass pony beads, wool cloth, sinew

Techniques:

Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork

Dimensions:

145 x 150 cm

Cultures:

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

Site Name:

Southern Alberta

State:

Alberta

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Dr. William P. Wernett (ca 1868-ca. 1925, a dentist in Detroit, Michigan); purchased by MAI in 1916 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).

Source ID:

NMAI_49694

Catalog Number:

4/6110

Album Name:

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