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War Shirt (uncertain)

Object Number:39-18-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Oglala
Provenience: United States of America
South Dakota
Pine Ridge Reservation
Culture Area: Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Bead
Hair
Feather
Length: 90 cm
Width: 170 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert Frazier, 1939

Description

Man's buckskin war (?) shirt. Elongated at corners. Sides and upper part of sleeves open. All edges fringed. Bands of geometric rectilinear designs on sides and sleeves in green, blue, red, yellow and white glass beads, also at neck. Narrow beaded blue and white fringe at lower border. Pendant eagle feathers and horsehair attached.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Plains Gallery ( Apr 1986 - Jun 1999) View Objects in Exhibition
American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 20View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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