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Object Number:63-3-1
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:Sioux
Provenience: United States of America
South Dakota
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Deerskin
Bead
Tin
Length: 140 cm
Width: 180 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. B. A. Greenspan, 1963

Description

Women's deerskin dress; solidly beaded yolk back and front: lazy stitch with seed beads;light blue beads predominate with striped band along shoulders and neck, and again 5cm from edge of beading in red, translucent green, yellow and dark blue.

Two major design elements repeated right and left, back and front; lower edge has 3 red stripe motif at 4 points and circular pattern at center, back and front; Bottom has beaded border of triangles with striped pattern at each side; jinglers at bottom; fringe on sleeves and bottom.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Williams, Lucy F. 2003. Guide to the North American Ethnographic Collection at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 67, pl. 73View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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