University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:58-19-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Plains Indian
Provenience: Northern Plains
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Elkskin
Quill
Tin
Feather
Length: 33 cm
Width: 22.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1958

Description

Or apron. Probably elkskin. Elaborate geometrical pattern of sewn quillwork, red predominating. Pattern traced out in red paint. Quill-wrapped rawhide fringe with remnants of tin jinglers and red feathers. Red feathers formerly edged the sides.


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