University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 62-16-2
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Hidatsa (uncertain)
Provenience: Wyoming
Culture Area: Great Plains
Date Made: c.1900
Early Date: 1890
Late Date: 1910
Length: 70cm
Width: 150cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. T. F. D. Wainwright, 1962


Thin, poorly tanned deer or antelope skin with heavier quilled leather band extending over each shoulder and down back and front; quilled band entire lenght of each sleeve; quilled flap front and back at neck; diamond dyes used on quills, yellow predominating with design of 3-pointed purple bands with red, green, and purple stripes at ends; floral motif at wrist; quill plaiting technique producing double-diamond effect; lond strips of winter weasel and fringe attached to tone edge of each quilled band; short cut fringe at shirt bottom; sides unsewn.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Williams, Lucy F., et al. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem. : Page/Fig./Plate: 62-63View Objects cited in this Publication

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