Dance Bustle


From: United States of America | South Dakota

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 45-15-536
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sioux
Provenience United States of America | South Dakota
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Eagle (Bird) | Feather | Quill | Cloth | Horsehair | Metal

Back of an eagle in center, tail of eagle feathers and quill-wrapped strip attached to painted parfleche foundation. Side streamers of blue stroud bound with dotted red calico with magpie feathers. Standards rising from bunches of hawk feathers dyed orange. Quill-wrapped strip set with sleigh bells and end in white fur, peacock pinnules, orange horsehair, waist sash knitted red and green.

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

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