Dance Bustle


Location: On Display in the Native American Voices

From: United States of America | South Dakota

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 45-15-537
Current Location Native American Voices - On Display
Culture Sioux
Provenience United States of America | South Dakota
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Buckskin | Eagle Feather | Hawk Feather | Glass | Quill | Metal | Fiber
Technique Beaded

Back of an eagle in center, above a square of buckskin. Beaded with blue, white tipis, on yellow ground, cut into strips below. Wrapped in red quill , finished with tinklers, pendants of blue stroud, eagle feathers. The center one quilled, feather tipped, two standards, of eagle feathers, quill strips. Ribbon tassels and bells, with bunches of hawk feathers at their base, knitted waist sash striped light and dark blue, green, and yellow.

Length 160 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

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