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Shirt

Object Number:45-15-254
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sisseton
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Skin
Quill
Fiber
Glass
Pigment
Technique:Tanned
Stained
Length: 93 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

"The Orphan's shirt", see card, tanned skin, white quill sleeve bands. Quill wrapped hair and buckskin fringes, neck flap faced with red stroud and bordered with white pony beads, upper part of shirt stained with medicine red, a dull red earthy color.

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