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Woman's breastplate  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "circa 1890"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1900

Materials:

Bone hairpipe/hairpipes, commercially tanned leather, glass bead/beads, brass beads, cotton cloth, cotton twine/string

Techniques:

Strung, tied

Dimensions:

100 x 29.2 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 Edward Borein (1873-1945, Western artist and collector); sold to MAI by his widow, Lucille E. Borein (1882-1967), in 1945.

Source ID:

NMAI_221749

Catalog Number:

20/7879

Album Name:

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