University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 81-24-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Delaware Culture
Lenape
Culture Area: Northeast
Period: Historic Period
Date Made: 1880's
Early Date: 1880
Late Date: 1889
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silver
Length: 54cm
Width: 56cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Roy Blankenship, 1981

Description

woman's. Red cotton blouse with square-cut bodice. Long sleeves; gathered, blanded and ruffed at waist. Wide neckline with V opening; large slightly gathered collar decorated with three rows of solid silver buttons and five rows of silver rings. Two open-work silver medallions under left front collar. Large round silver fibula at neck.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014 - Nov 2018)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Williams, Lucy F., et al. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem. : Page/Fig./Plate: 150View Objects cited in this Publication

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