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War Shirt

Object Number:38251A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mandan
Provenience: United States of America
North Dakota
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Date Made: early 19th century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1830
Section:American
Materials:Deerskin
Porcupine Quill
Human Hair
Horsehair
Bead
Sinew
Pigment
Height: 102.01 cm
Width: 154.94 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Thomas B. Donaldson; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1901

Description

Buckskin with bands of quill work across shoulders and down sleeves, with long cut leather fringe, among which are scalp locks at sleeve.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Williams, Lucy F. 2003. Guide to the North American Ethnographic Collection at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 63, pl. 67View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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